Our Elearning course Understanding Dignity in Care is our introduction to the principles of Dignity in Care for Care and Support Workers.
This free elearning course will give you an overview of the eight main factors that promote dignity in care. Each of these Dignity Factors contributes to a person’s sense of self-respect, which all be present in any care that is delivered.
Understanding Dignity in Care will introduce the following concepts:
- Choice and control
- Eating and nutritional care
- Pain Management
- Personal Hygiene
- Practical assistance
- Social Inclusion
Your Elearning will then take a look at the 10 dignity do’s from dignity in care.
Once complete you will have an overview and understanding of how to deliver care that is given with dignity.
On course completion there is a short test to be completed then you will be able to download your free Dignity in Care Elearning Certificate.
Choice and Control
Dignity in Care means enabling people to make choices about the way they live and the care they receive.
Speaking to people respectfully and listening to what they have to say; ensuring clear dialogue between workers and services.
Eating and nutritional care
Providing a choice of nutritious, appetising meals, that meet the needs and choices of individuals, and support with eating where needed.
Ensuring that people living with pain have the right help and medication to reduce suffering and improve their quality of life.
Enabling people to maintain their usual standards of personal hygiene.
Enabling people to maintain their independence by providing ‘that little bit of help’.
Respecting people’s personal space, privacy in personal care and confidentiality of personal information.
Dignity Do's and the Dignity Pledge
May 25, 2020 at 11:01 am
The content is relevant but the communication with the provider is poor. Accessing the e-certificate seems impossible. I completed the course and passed the set assessment, still unable to obtain e-certificate have messaged twice asking for assistance and had no reply.
Keisha Mae Subaldo
April 16, 2020 at 05:34 pm
The topic was good and relevant