Dignity factors - Choice and control

Enabling people to make choices about the way they live and the care they receive.

If my mother was ill I would want people to remember who she was, the things she used to like to do

Choice and control in practice

Ideas you could use

See examples of what others are doing in this area.

These practice examples are self-reported and have not been evaluated.

Care Quality Commission - what the regulator says

The CQC is the independent regulator for health and social care services. They have set out Essential Standards of Quality and Safety (CQC, 2010) for all those registered to provide health and social care services. There are 28 outcomes relating to the different aspects of care provision.

Choice and control, and dignity - key points from policy and research