Demystifying Dignity

Earlier this month, we finalised ENNHRI’s report on the human rights situation of older persons in LTC in Europe, based on monitoring work carried out by our members in Belgium, Croatia, Germany, Hungary, Lithuania and Romania.
 
One of the key issues highlighted in the report was the struggle that care providers face in respecting the dignity of their care recipients. Some staff may not fully understand what dignity is, others may understand it but not know how to protect residents’ dignity at all times and others may not have the time to do so. Here, we demystify dignity and offer useful examples to help care providers meet their obligations. 

  • Demystifying Dignity

    How do we respect the dignity of older persons in receipt of long-term care with limited staff and resources?
    In January 2017, we finalised ENNHRI’s report on the human rights situation of older persons in LTC in Europe, based on monitoring work carried out by our... Read more