Putting dignity first: identifying priorities in order to improve dignity in care

Jones, Andrea and Aranda, Kay (2009) Putting dignity first: identifying priorities in order to improve dignity in care. Community Practitioner, 82 (2). p. 30.

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Abstract

The article focuses on the 10 Dignity in Care challenges set by the Department of Health in Great Britain in November 2006. The challenges have been designed to stimulate healthcare providers into action. It indicates the efforts of several health and social care providers in taking a dignity-related initiatives including comprehensive standards of care audits in intermediate care facilities. The referendum and survey of staff conducted by community health provider South Downs Health National Health Service (NHS) Trust (SDH) is also discussed.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Education and Social Work > Social Work and Social Care
Subjects: H Social Sciences
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Depositing User: Andrea Jones
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2014 12:19
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2014 12:21
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/49606
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