Dementia Support Service Consultation

Consultation Details

Title: Dementia Support Service Consultation 
Start date: 04/02/2016
Closing date: 11/03/2016
Status: Closed
Why are we consulting?

The current Dementia Support Service contract ends on the 30/11/16.  An open tender is planned to select a new provider for this service.

The aim of the service is improve quality of life of a person living with dementia and carers and enable them to continue to live independently in the community.  The service currently includes

  • a main support service for information, advice, signposting and on-going support;
  • briefings and short courses to equip carers with skills
  • self help groups, community café’s and other community activities to provide information and peer support.

In addition a hospital service provides information and advice to support people with dementia in hospital and when they leave. 

The consultation will gather user and stakeholder comments on the current service and the outcomes and priorities for the new service.  

Who are we consulting?

Dementia service users and stakeholders

Organisation carrying out the consultation: Derby City Council, Derbyshire County Council, Clinical Commissioning Groups 
Lead contact/s:

Ian Chennery

Telephone: 01332 642753 
Email: integratedcommissioning@derby.gov.uk

How can I take part?

Please note, this consultation is now closed.

If you would like to feedback your comments, please download and print the Dementia Support Service Questionnaire.

You can attend one of the consultation events at Council House, Corporation Street, Derby. DE1 2FS. 

Friday 26 February 2016 2.30pm – 4.00pm Joseph Wright Room

Friday 11 March 2016 10.30am – 12.30pm Henry Royce Room

Link to results: Dementia Support Service Consultation Report

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