Kindness, Humanity, and Respect
These core values of health care must be safeguarded in our time-pressured world. Dignity in Care provides practical ideas and tools to support a culture of compassion and respect throughout the health care system.
Dignity in Care Online Training Workshop – September 8th, 15th, and 22nd
Designed to enhance the human side of healthcare, this 3-day workshop focuses on the role and application of dignity in all aspects of clinical practice. The research, assessment tools, and clinical applications of dignity conserving care will be examined on Day 1, while Day 2 and Day 3 provide a detailed look at the clinical application of Dignity Therapy.
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Kindness, humanity, and respect. These core values of health care must be safeguarded in our time-pressured world. Dignity in Care provides practical ideas and tools to support a culture of compassion and respect throughout the health care system.
Dignity in Care is based on 25 years of research by Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov in collaboration with progressive researchers from Australia, England and the United States.
How decisions are made and patients cared for are often guided by the Golden Rule, which would have us treat patients as we would want to be treated in similar circumstances. But when patients’ lived experiences and outlooks deviate substantively…
“A prominent theme among studies of the patient experience is the need to feel that patients are treated as unique persons, and that their humanity is expressed in their individuality or ‘personhood’.1 To be known for who you are, rather…
“If the first casualty of war is truth, the first casualty of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) for patients nearing death is human dignity. Although the pandemic has claimed ∼6800 Canadian lives, ∼60,000 people have died in Canada since the World Health…