Dementia Friendly Communities in Dorset


Short Title Dorset Dementia Friendly Community
Category Post Diagnosis
Organisation Dorset CCG, AS, BUDI, DCC
Contact Name Jane Brennan
Contact Email Jane.Brennan@dorsetccg.nhs.uk
Web Link http://goo.gl/KnNt1w
Sector Community
Region Dorset
Postcode
Active Yes

This project will develop Dementia Friendly Communities across Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole, increasing public awareness of dementia and assisting people with dementia to remain independent and to have choice and control over their lives. 

The emphasis will be on making best use of the facilities and organisations which already exist in communities. Additionally, links will be formed with local health and social care services.

Outcome

Co-produced dementia training and awareness sessions
Business sign-up
Dementia Action Alliance
workers to raise dementia awareness, identify co-ordinators, & highlight DFC benefits
Evaluation by BUDI


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