DementiaRoadmap

Helping primary care to support people with dementia

North Somerset Dementia Action Plan

February 19 2014

The North Somerset Dementia Action Plan details how care and support for people with dementia, their family and carers is being improved in North Somerset including implementation of national guidance and policy such as the National Dementia Strategy; Living Well with Dementia and the Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia.

Download Dementia Action Plan March 2014

The North Somerset Dementia Strategy Group leads and monitors the implementation of the North Somerset Dementia Action Plan.

The North Somerset Dementia Strategy Group is a partnership group which has multi-agency representation spanning the breadth of the dementia care pathway.  The Group includes representatives of Rethink Mental Illness, the Alzheimer’s Society, Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership Trust (AWP), North Somerset Community Partnership, Weston Area Health Trust (WAHT), Public Health and Health Promotion, End of Life Care, NHS North Somerset and North Somerset Council.

Involvement and engagement of people living with dementia, their family and carers is undertaken via the local support services and groups. This has proven to be an inclusive and meaningful approach.

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