June 2012 : Awareness Raising Event at Gwyn Hall in Neath Organised by The Alzheimers’ Society ABMU Health Board Region Huge Support for Dementia Friendly Communities on the Day Need to Maintain Momentum
ABMU Dementia Action Plan ABMU Dementia Steering Group
Scoping Meeting February 2013 • City and County of Swansea Council • Swansea Council for Voluntary Services • Swansea University • Alzheimer’s Society • ABMU Health Board
Bay Health Community Network Develop simple and practical first steps action plan: Dementia Friendly GP practices General Practitioners Practice Mangers
Community Networks Llwchwr Community Connector – Leigh Woolford Base: Gorseinon Hospital Tel: 01792 487427 Mob: 07880 188525 e-mail: Leigh.Woodford@swansea.gov.uk Planning Officer: Mariann Hewitt ACM Link Manager: Jackie Turner Cwmtawe Community Connector – Corliss Horton Base: Swansea Vale Tel: 785027 Mob: 07880 188526 e-mail: Corliss.Horton@swansea.gov.uk Planning Officer: Lisa Banks ACM Link Manager: Phil Davies Penderi Community Connector – Corliss Horton Base: Fforestfach Day Service Tel: 588614 Mob: 07880 188526 e-mail: Corliss.Horton@swansea.gov.uk Planning Officer: Jane Tonks ACM Link Manager: Averil Jarrett CityHealth Community Connector – Lynda Roach Base: OP Central Team Tel: 636215 Mob: 07880 188527 e-mail: Lynda.Roach@Swansea.gov.uk Planning Officer: Heather Hughes ACM Link Manager: Andrea Preddy BayHealth Community Connector – Sheila Thomas Base: Norton Lodge Tel: 405384 Mob: 07880 188528 e-mail: Sheila.Thomas@Swansea.gov.uk Planning Officer: Nick Andrews ACM Link Manager: Steve Mabbett
Dementia Care • In 2012 there were 3,189 people (over 65 years) with dementia in Swansea • Prediction by 2021 : 3,815 people (an increase of 19.6%) • Two thirds of people with dementia live in the community while one third live in a care home • Only 40% of people with dementia receive a diagnosis.
Local Authority Workshop January 2013 Meeting early April Consider a Dementia Friendly Council
Thank you Diolch Ann Williams 50+ Strategy Development Officer City and County of Swansea Council