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