Dignity in Care - Leading from the front

Added on 05/03/2008
Updated on 30/11/2009

This 18 minute video podcast looks at the importance of leadership, at all levels in organisations, in making sure that Dignity is at the heart of care. Ruth Eley (CSIP) talks to Ivan Lewis (Minister for Care Services) about how the Dignity campaign arose and how he sees Dignity Champions taking a lead role in promoting Dignity and challenging poor practice. Sarah Balchin, Lead Nurse for Clinical Practice, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust talks about the work she has led to change the attitudes and behaviours of clinical staff towards older people and describes how encouraging innovation amongst the most junior staff can achieve dramatic improvements.

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