Dignity in care
SCIE Guide 15
Published: June 2010
Updated: May 2013
Review date: June 2013
The Dignity in Care guide is for people who want to make a difference by improving standards of dignity in care. It provides a wealth of resources and practical guidance to help service providers and practitioners in developing their practice, with the aim of ensuring that all people who receive health and social care services are treated with dignity and respect. The guide can also provide people who use services with information on what they can expect from health and social care services. It applies to England only.
Whether you only have five minutes to get some quick ideas, or five hours to gain an in-depth understanding, this guide should meet your needs.
Factors that define dignity in care.
Law and processes enable people to address the absence of dignity.
Supporting people with mental health problems and people at the end of life.
What the research says about dignity in care.
Overview of the legislation that supports the rights of adults to dignity and respect when using health and social care services.
Practical tools and information to help with training for Dignity in care.