Lansdowne Care Services Limited
We provide residential and day-service provision for adults with learning disabilities, autism, mental health needs, associated behaviours that challenge and for people who have experienced living in secure, institutional settings or are at risk of being detained. Our philosophy is to enable people to live within a community setting and for them to benefit from living as a valued member of a family, which is both sympathetic to their individual needs and encourages them to progress and succeed with their own goals in life. Our provision comprises of residential homes with a range of facilities, including utilising a unique model focusing on the therapeutic use of a fully working farm to provide our day-service provision, education, skills-training and work opportunities for our customers. All our services are underpinned by a positive behavioural support model overseen by our behavioural specialist support team.
- 14 November 2019
- East of England
- Care, Health
- Local Alliances:
- Luton Dementia Action Alliance
1. Action Plan
1. The National Dementia Declaration lists seven outcomes that the DAA are seeking to achieve for people with dementia and their carers. How would you describe your organisation’s role in delivering better outcomes for people with dementia and their carers?
As an organisation we aim to have our service users supported with personal choice being supported to make their own decisions. Every service user within our care received support that is tailored to them and person centred and the environment is condicive to living with dementia. support from family, loved ones and others. as an organisation we aim to ensure all the service users are supported with enablement, listened to and any challenging behaviours are fully explored to ensure staff and others understand what they are going through and how to support them accordingly
2. What are the challenges to delivering these outcomes from the perspective of your organisation?
as an organisation the challenges would be to making sure the service users understand dementia and how it manifests itself
making other people mainly other service users to understand dementia and the change in the other persons behaviours or understand of different social situtions
Staff, Families understanding and knowledge
Staff Dementia Sessions
to include staff and families in a dementia sessions to improve understanding and knowlegde to support service users
Carry out an Environment assessment
to carry out an environment assessment in one of our services this to ensure the enviroment caters for the needs of our service users.
- Being implemented
2019 - Third Quarter Updateimplementing the actions as a new registrant to Dementia Action Alliance