Dignity in Care
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Today is World #ElderAbuseAwareness Day. "The distressing crime of elder abuse often occurs in quiet, private settings, making a vocal, public response that much more important. Let us strengthen our resolve to end this problem as part of our broader efforts to create a life of dignity for all." -UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon - For more information www.un.org/en/events/elderabuse #ElderCare #ElderlyCare #Elderly speechmark.net
The ABC and D’s of Dignity in Care
There are a set of guides for putting the principle of Dignity in Care into action. The framework was developed for those who have contact with patients and service users, and who therefor have the opportunity to support the dignity of people who seek help from the health care system.
Ain't that the truth! "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you" unfortunately doesn't mean that others will actually do unto you, the same. Adults leave that part out when they tell us this saying as children, and it makes it confusing and even devastating when we're older and can't understand why some people are mean or inconsiderate, even when we are nice and caring towards them.