Regional Dignity Stories From the East Midlands

Added on 30/08/2008
Updated on 03/02/2011

You can read here some stories from East Midlands Dignity Champions about what they are doing in their roles as Dignity Champions.
  • Royal visit for Aigburth care home Leicestershire
    Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, visited Aigburth care home in Leicestershire on 28th September. She came to meet the residents and to help them to celebrate the learning that they do every week,...
  • How Cynthia Spencer Meets Each Part of the Dignity Challenge
    Cynthia Spencer meets each part of the dignity challenge including but not limited to the below: Have a zero tolerance to all forms of abuse: Staff training Key role models Challenging inappropriate...
  • Lincolnshire Hospitals
    With all the pressures upon healthcare providers in the NHS regarding finances and standards of clinical care & treatment, how do hospitals maintain the whole patient experience and within their existing...
  • Chesterfield Hospital
    Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has been well profiled as an example of achieving same sex accommodation standards across the hospitals wards as well as their emergency management unit....
  • Radford Care Group
    The Radford Care Group (a registered charity) offers care, respect and support for older people in the community.
  • Dignity & Emergency care
    Within the Emergency Care Directorate, United Lincolnshire Hospitals have implemented a series of one day dignity workshops based on the RCN Dignity toolkit, which have been scheduled every two weeks,...
  • Sycamore Court
    Based in Leicester, Sycamore Court is a 12 bed residential home that aims to provide care for people with moderate learning disabilities. As well as providing round the clock care to those who require...
  • Bassetlaw PCT Provider Arm and Public Modernisation Board
    The Bassetlaw PCT Provider Arm is a programme designed to implement ways in which carers can offer a dignified and compassionate service for patients who only have a short time to live due to terminal...
  • Disabled Card Group, Adult Social Services
    The disabled card group project is a small scheme developed by Nottinghamshire County Council to combat negative attitudes towards disabled people who don't appear to have a physical disability, using...
  • Laundry identification system in care homes
    As part of Nottingham City Council's drive to promote Dignity in Care, the use of a new laundry identification system called 'Stayput' has been piloted in Care Homes for Older People. All 142 residents...
  • Dignity in Learning Disabilities Services in Derbyshire
    Adults with learning disabilities across Derbyshire are being provided with 'Health Files'. These are personal records that they have about their own health. They are to help with communication, appointments...
  • Gowns for all
    One Dignity champion from Leicester had the brainwave to buy oversized gowns when one of her patients was left with nothing to wear when the standard hospital gown was too small.
  • Nottingham County Council launch Dignity
    Nottinghamshire county council launch their Dignity campaign with launch event & radio adverts
  • Karan Pearson - United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
    The OT Dept at LCH is split into four teams, this reply is from the team I am currently working in. During the course of our everyday activity as a team we have discussed some issues that we come across...
  • Caroline England - Northamptonshire County Council
    I am a day service co ordinator for Nottinghamshire County Council. We work with people who have a learning disability and receive a service from Nottinghamshire County Council. Our role is to create...
  • Dignity in Care- Leicester City Council
    LCC is working in partnership with Leicester City PCT, other NHS organisations and the independent and voluntary sector to develop a coordinated approach to a dignity programme in the city. Following...
  • Kara Gratton, Care & Development Manager for Milford Care
    I am Kara Gratton, Care & Development Manager for Milford Care. We have 4 homes in our group and about to open number 5 in the next month. I have registered as dignity champion for the group and...
  • Promoting Privacy and Dignity around Derbyshire Community hospitals
    In Derbyshire we have produced 2 mobile display boards (1 for north ,1 for south ) on Privacy and Dignity. These boards are being displayed in each community hospital for several weeks at a time. 1...
  • Lincote Resource Centre in Swadlincote, South Derbyshire
    At the Lincote Resource Centre in Swadlincote, South Derbyshire we are doing our best to promote dignity in Older Adult Services. Our day centre is open 7 days a week, and we co-ordinate 13 groups during...
  • Leicestershire Dignity Champions
    Mary McCausland (Older People's Service Manager) Leicester City Council LCC is working in partnership with Leicester City PCT, other NHS organisations and the independent and voluntary sector...
  • Nottinghamshire Dignity Champions
    Nottinghamshire County Council Cllr. Alan Rhodes, Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care & Health Linda Bayliss, Strategic Services Director Linda Bayliss is available for interviews on...