Dementia Champion role

 

Chris Wilson has been appointed the Council's Member Champion for Dementia.She is a member of Poole Dementia Action Group, which is leading the way to make Poole High Street and the Dolphin Centre a dementia friendly community, The Group’s action plan is now registered on the National Dementia Action Alliance web site. They have produced leaflets which are being distributed to businesses and retail outlets and dementia training is being offered to staff. Once they have undertaken a short training event the business can display the nationally recognised forget me not logo in their window. This means that those suffering from dementia and their carers will recognise the business as a place they can enter and receive good customer service from staff who will understand their needs.