Action Plan

Dementia Adventure is an evidence-led charity based in Essex, United Kingdom, working nationally and internationally, with a following in over 130 countries. As a charitable trust, we empower people to live better with dementia alongside our innovative and pioneering work to bring about positive change in the social sector.

Commitment 1 - Relating to:

We will continue to expand our holidays and short breaks focused on increasing the choices on offer for suppoorted positive risk-taking outdoor activities for people living with dementia to enjoy with their carers.

 

How will your organisation achieve Commitment 1?

 

We will be building on the success of our previous delivery and impact in this area.

  • We have the right to be recognised as who we are, to make choices about our lives including taking risks, and to contribute to society. Our diagnosis should not define us, nor should we be ashamed of it.

Commitment 2 - Relating to:

We strongly believe that family life and day to day life should involve regular opportunities to share time together outdoors, we will ensure that we will provide more opportunities for people to enjoy outdoor activities together as part of their family life.

 

How will your organisation achieve Commitment 2?

 

By increasing the provision of our DA holidays and short breaks for families to enjoy whilst also expanding our social licence DA in a Box which is expanding day to day activities through our partners.

  • We have the right to continue with day to day and family life, without discrimination or unfair cost, to be accepted and included in our communities and not live in isolation or loneliness.

Commitment 3 - Relating to:

We will expand the number and diversity of people Dementia Adventure train and support in the benefits of outdoor activities and positive risk taking.

 

How will your organisation achieve Commitment 3?

 

Through working with partner organisations who share our values and a commitment to the benefits of ongoing training and education.

  • We have the right to an early and accurate diagnosis, and to receive evidence based, appropriate, compassionate and properly funded care and treatment, from trained people who understand us and how dementia affects us. This must meet our needs, wherever we live.

Commitment 4 - Relating to:

We will increase the number and diversity of people we reach and benefit through our training and support products and services.

 

How will your organisation achieve Commitment 4?

 

By working with like minded partner organisations as well as directly with people living with dementia and the people who care about them.

  • We have the right to be respected, and recognised as partners in care, provided with education, support, services, and training which enables us to plan and make decisions about the future.