The Dignity in Care campaign was launched in November 2006, and is hosted by the Social Care Institute for Excellence, and aims to put dignity and respect at the heart of UK care services.

The campaign has over 70,000 registered Dignity Champions – be they individuals or care organisations. They are part of a nationwide movement, working individually and collectively, to ensure people have a good experience of care when they need it. They include councillors, staff at all levels in NHS and social care, volunteers, service users, their carers and members of the public.

The Dignity in Care campaign is led by the National Dignity Council, who work together to raise the profile of the network and to place greater emphasis on promoting the work the Dignity Champions do to improve standards of care for people who use services.

You too can make a change and raise awareness. You can become a dignity champion and help to promote awareness of these 10 points to everyone connected with health and social care.

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11To become a dignity champion and to find out more click here

You will find plenty of resources, tool kits & ideas of what other Dignity Champions have done to raise awareness.

There is a Dignity Network so you can see any other champions within your area who you could join & a discussion forum for support & exchanging ideas of awareness.

click here to take you there!