Caring for our Future: Reforming care and support

Dignity and respect

I know that the person giving me care and support will treat me with dignity and respect.

This section of the Social Care White Paper recognises that people’s experience of care and support depends heavily on the sensitivity and compassion of the care workers who work with them and the way they develop relationships that promote personalised care and support.

It covers many areas of workforce and practice development – from setting out plans for a new code of conduct and minimum training standards for care workers with promoting dignity and respect at the heart of them, to greater support for personal assistants, recruiting more apprentices, supporting the transformation of the social work profession and developing leadership.

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