02 July 2009

Dignity in Care good practice event

Kirklees Council Adult Services was invited to a July event to showcase its work in Dignity in Care which is an initiative designed to make sure that older people in care are treated with respect.

This regional event took place on July 1 and was attended by the ‘Dignity Ambassador’ Sir Michael Parkinson; Minister of State for Care Services, Phil Hope; Minister for Pensions and the Ageing Society, the Rt Hon. Rosie Winterton, and other Dignity champions.

A key part of the event was the ‘Dignity Activity Market Place’ where examples of good practice from across two regions were exhibited. There was also a ‘Question Time’ panel chaired by Sir Michael Parkinson and a forum theatre...

More information: http://www2.kirklees.gov.uk/news/onlinenews/newsdesk/fullstory.aspx?id=1190

Excellent stuff - but it would have been helpful to have a link to the details of the good practice...

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