Regional Dignity Stories From the Yorkshire & Humber Region

Added on 30/08/2008
Updated on 12/11/2009

You can read here stories from Dignity Champions in your region.
  • Training DVD at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals
    A Dignity champion from Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Wakefield wanted to help participants to undertand the treatment of dementia, looking at common problems and giving helpful suggestions and...
  • Carolyn Martin, Stroke Unit, Dewsbury Hospital
    This pioneering programme at Dewsbury Hospital in Yorkshire is lending previously unheard stroke patients a voice in the life-changing decisions about their care. Following a stroke, many people have...
  • The Sheffield Care Home Olympics Planning Team
    It's a fact that everyone needs to engage in meaningful activity every day if they are to maintain good physical health, mental wellbeing, a sense of identity and their personal dignity. The Sheffield...
  • Resident at care home helps in interviewing process
    Care Manager Kim Hurst decided to invite resident Alison Mitchell to help interview prospective new staff. Alison Mitchell has lived at Highroyd Residential Home in Huddersfield for two years, when...
  • Kirklees Council Dignity Posters
    Kirklees Council Adult Services and NHS Kirklees have joined forces to launch a poster campaign
  • Promoting Dignity at Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust
    'The Trauma Unit nursing team at Pinderfields General Hospital organised a Dignity in Care Promotion week on 24 September. A stall was set up providing dignity information cards, badges and suggestion...
  • Dignity in Care: Barnsley Alzheimer's Society
    Caring for a family member suffering from Alzheimer's disease is a labour of love, but a heartbreakingly difficult one. Here, a former carer explains how her local Dignity Steering Group is working together...
  • Mick Ward - Dignity Champion at Leeds City Council
    Mick Ward is a Dignity Champion who led Leeds City Council's flagship Dignity in Care project. The project recently won the national NHS Health and Social Care Award 2008, which was based on the Council's...
  • Shahed Mayet, Dignity Champion, Milen Day Centre, Batley
    Shahed Mayet is the Manager of the Milen Day Centre which throughout the week provides day care for 106 Asian elders in Batley, West Yorkshire. The centre, which has a care philosophy that recognises...
  • Pupils take part in dignity in care poster competition
    Pupils from King James School in Almondbury near Huddersfield have taken part in a poster competition run locally to promote the Dignity in Care campaign.
  • Dignity and Quality Improvement in NHS Wakefield District
    NHS Wakefield District has implemented a number of initiatives to ensure that the privacy and dignity of all our patients is maintained to the highest degree.
  • Soundings Magazine Article
    Inderjit Bhogul, Director of Faiths Forum for Yorkshire and Humber has written an great article about Dignity and the day in their newsletter 'Soundings'
  • North Yorkshire Case Study
    Take personal responsibility for challenging services that do not respect dignity. Include respect for dignity in all job descriptions. Work into objectives, inductions & performance appraisals....
  • Airedale Case Study
    S.T.E.P. - (SEAMLESS TRANSITION of ELDERLEY PATIENTS) PROJECT.
  • Kirklees Case Study
    Raising Awareness - Cheers!! In Kirklees we launched a poster and mat campaign to promote the dignity in care agenda by highlighting the 10 points of the dignity challenge on the back of a beer / coffee...