This Dignity in Care course is designed for anyone who delivers care in a care setting, whether it be a hospital or care home, such as:
The course is designed to give the learner a strong understanding of what actions and attitudes help promote a patient’s dignity and ensure they receive the best level of care possible, so to enhance their quality of life.
On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working
day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming
to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 3 years. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.
||Introduction to Dignity in Care
||What is dignity?, the four categories of dignity, and how can dignity be affected in care?
||Legislation and Dignity in Care
||The Human Rights Act (1998), the Equality Act (2010), the Mental Capacity Act (2005), Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (2009), and the Mental Health Act (2007).
||The Dignity Dos
||The 10 dignity dos, zero tolerance for abuse, support as you would want to be supported, treating every patient as an individual, maintaining independence, choice, and control, supporting people to express wants and needs, respecting people’s privacy, ensuring people can complain, engaging with family members and carers, maintaining confidence and self-esteem, alleviating people’s loneliness and isolation, and understanding discrimination.
||The Dignity Factors: Part 1
||The 8 dignity factors, the 3Ps, choice and control, communication, eating and nutritional care, and pain management.
||The Dignity Factors: Part 2
||Personal hygiene, practical assistance, privacy, and social inclusion.
||Promoting Dignity: Specific Groups and Sectors
||Children, mental health, cognitive disabilities, A&E, and end of life.
By the end of this course, learners will have a thorough understanding of:
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will
be asked 10 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The
answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed.
If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with
no extra charge.