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Title: The meaning and importance of dignified care: Findings from a survey of health and social care professionals
Authors: Cairns, D
Williams, V
Victor, CR
Richards, S
Le May, A
Martin, W
Oliver, D
Keywords: Dignity;Health care professionals;Social care professionals;Nursing;Older people;Ageing;Care;Hands on care
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: BioMed Central Ltd
Citation: BMC Geriatrics, 13: 28, Mar 2013
Abstract: There are well established national and local policies championing the need to provide dignity in care for older people. We have evidence as to what older people and their relatives understand by the term 'dignified care' but less insight into the perspectives of staff regarding their understanding of this key policy objective.
Description: This article is available through the Brunel Open Access Publishing Fund. Copyright © 2013 Cairns et al.; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.
ISSN: 1471-2318
Appears in Collections:Community Health and Public Health
Brunel OA Publishing Fund
Dept of Clinical Sciences Research Papers

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