Dignity in care

Dignity factors - Privacy

Staff knock before entering. Dignity means being able to go to the loo and close the door; dignity means when you have a bath, not having fun poked at your body

Privacy in practice

Ideas you could use

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.

Privacy and dignity - key points from policy and research