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Dementia Friendly Kent

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Care providers WTDBF-Registration-form

Commitments

85% of staff should be trained to the appropriate level in the Skills for Care Dementia Core Skills Education and Training Framework (85% to allow for staff turnover)
http://www.skillsforhealth.org.uk/services/item/176-dementia-core-skills-education-and-training-framework>br>
• Minimum of Tier 1 for everyone
• Minimum of Tier 2 for Registered Practitioners that are in contact with people living with dementia or have staff that are in regular contact with people living with dementia.

Complete an annual self-assessment every April with a responsibility to make the DAA aware of any sanctions or CQC rating which is below good.
Notify immediately of a CQC warning notice. The Dementia Action Alliance to be made aware of the following Kent County Council Contract Sanctions
• For Contract Compliance – Level 2 or above
• For Poor Practice – Level 2 or above
• For Adult Protection – Level 3

Become a supporter of your local DAA/ DFC and attend a minimum of two meetings per year.Contact details to be given upon successful application

Casual staff must have completed Dementia Friends as a minimum standard.
Agency staff have as a minimum have attended a Dementia Friends information session
Or
Dementia Core Skills Education and Training Framework Tier 1
http://www.skillsforhealth.org.uk/services/item/176-dementia-core-skills-education-and-training-framework

Commit to revisit signage and the general environment for the people who use your service involving stakeholders and make as many improvements as possible
http://www.dementiaaction.org.uk/assets/0000/4336/dementia_friendly_environments_checklist.pdf
https://www.kingsfund.org.uk/sites/files/kf/field/field_pdf/is-your-care-home-dementia-friendly-ehe-tool-kingsfund-mar13.pdf
https://www.kingsfund.org.uk/forms/download-our-enhancing-healing-environment-dementia-care-tools-wards-and-hospitals

All staff members to have an understanding of The Mental Capacity Act that is appropriate to their job role.
http://www.scie.org.uk/training/mentalcapacityact/mca-frontline-care-staff.asp

Being mindful of how you can support your workforce in relation to caring for a family member and how you support your customers carers when accessing your services.y
https://professionals.carers.org/carers-employment-policy
https://www.employersforcarers.org/resources/research/item/875-supporting-employees-who-are-caring-for-someone-with-dementia
http://www.carersfirst.org.uk/
http://www.involvekent.org.uk/services/carers
http://eastkentcarers.org.uk/
http://www.carerskm.org/

Adherence to the Dementia Statements and Declaration
http://www.dementiaaction.org.uk/nationaldementiadeclaration

Commitment to using DEEP Guidelines
http://dementiavoices.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/DEEP-Guide-Language.pdf

To have at least one organisation internal action (Organisational Pledges of action – which can be measured or evaluated. - detailed below)

To have at least one action where you work with an organisation from a different sector or within the Community- (Organisational Pledges of action – which can be measured or evaluated detailed below)


Organisational Pledges of action – which can be measured or evaluated.

  • To have at least one organisational/internal action or pledge
  • To have at least one action / Pledge where they work with an organisation from a different sector.

  • If you would like your business / organisation to appear on the www.dementiafriendlykent.org.uk website along with your application please also provide the following:
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