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The meaning of dignified care: an exploration of health and social care professionals’ perspectives working with older people

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Background: Despite well established national and local policies championing the need to provide dignity in care for older people, there continues to be a wealth of empirical evidence documenting how we are failing to deliver this. While we have evidence as to what older people and their relatives understand by the term 'dignified care' we have less insight into the perspectives of staff regarding their understanding of this key policy objective. This paper aimed to explore the meaning of dig...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1756-0500-7-854

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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care, Primary Care Health Sciences
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Research Notes Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
854
Publication date:
2014-11-27
Acceptance date:
2014-11-18
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ISSN:
1756-0500
Pubs id:
pubs:492688
URN:
uri:74c0a6c4-19cd-4750-8911-0a83452400bc
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uuid:74c0a6c4-19cd-4750-8911-0a83452400bc
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