Regional Dignity Stories From the North East Region

Added on 17/09/2008
Updated on 13/09/2011

On this page are all the regional dignity stories from the North East region. If you feel that you would like to add something to this page, contact your regional lead or e-mail us with the story.

  • Raising awareness, Dignity Action Month
    Submitted by Helen Hickman, Staff Development Manager, Applegarth Healthcare, Carlisle. "As part of ongoing training and staff development we held a 'Dignity Awareness Month' to raise awareness of the...
  • Ken Clasper: Why I became a Dignity Champion
    I originally got involved with the Alzheimer's Society a few years ago, where I worked as an Ambassador, and then got involved with the Department of Health. My wife and I got involved with the National...
  • The Dignity Journey
    South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been working to support the Department of Health Dignity in Care Campaign through leadership and commitment. Over the past 12 months the lead for Essence...
  • Working Together to Promote Dignity following Self-harm in Northumberland
    In south-east Northumberland, mental health professionals, Emergency Care staff at the local general hospital, and service users themselves, have worked together to reduce the stigma of and improve the...
  • South Tees Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - The Dignity Journey
    South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been working to support the Department of Health Dignity in Care Campaign through leadership and commitment. Over the past 12 months the lead for Essence...
  • Sing for Life Project Equal Arts/Silver Belles
    The Silver Belles, a group of 9 older women singers are involved in a project encouraging singing in residential care homes in two homes in County Durham and Newcastle.
  • Dudley PCT Dignity Programme
    Dudley PCT has embarked on a programme to improve quality and dignity of care. As part of their dignity programme, they have a set theme each month, with a series of education sessions in a variety of...
  • Feedback from Dignity Event Gateshead
    The first Privacy and Dignity Conference was held in the Trust on 11 June 2009. The day was very well attended with representatives from the nursing teams across the Trust. Admin services, physiotherapy...
  • Dignity In Care In Middlesbrough 2009 Awards
    For the second year running Middlesbrough Council Department of Social Care celebrated a Dignity in Care Awards event. The event was organised by the Social Care Workforce Development Unit who invited...
  • St Benedict's Hospice In-Patient Unit
    St Benedict's Hospice In-Patient Unit Promoting privacy and dignity is about changing culture, not just improving services. Patients judge their experience on the way they are treated as a person...
  • Gillian Marshall
    Gill recognises that dignity is not about legislation or lip service; it is about promoting a basic human right, which sometimes involves challenging attitudes and changing behaviours. Already a Dignity...
  • NHS South of Tyne & Wear Dignity Workshops
    Dignity Matters Workshops held by NHS South of Tyne & Wear had strong feedback from attendees, find out more.....
  • Dignity, Older People & Home Care in Newcastle
    Dignity and Home Care in Newcastle Between April - August 2008, MA student Louise Reeve carried out research into what dignity means for both older people in Newcastle who receive care at home,...