Putting Dignity into Action


Eve McIlmoyle, Learning & Workforce Development, Reading Borough Council

Target group

Care workers across all services that deliver direct care to individuals.


To provide an opportunity to explore good practice for providing care with dignity, to support Standard 7 of the Care Certificate.

Course outcomes

By the end of the course you will:

  • define and describe best practice for dignity in care
  • relate dignity in care to practice settings and situations including end of life care
  • Recognise and challenge discrimination
  • challenge poor practice and understand its impact on individuals
  • gain awareness of how to implement dignity in care and to influence change
  • discuss how improving dignity in care enhances quality of life
  • understand the links between dignity and safeguarding issues
  • gain awareness of legislation and policies relating to dignity
  • learn how to become proactive in the Dignity Campaign
  • review one's own practice against Reading's Dignity Charter

Charging information

There is no charge to RBC staff.

For Private, Voluntary and Independent sectors

Courses are offered at a subsidised rate of £30 per person per half or full day. There is no charge for unpaid carers and Personal Assistants employed directly by the service user - please contact us to check if you are eligible*.

LA Schools and other Local Authorities

Charges will be at our published rates of £30 per half day and £60 per full day.

Limited free places may be available to Health Trust staff in the West of Berkshire.


Booking a place on training should be a firm commitment to attend, and to attend the duration of the course. Non-attendance will be charged.

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