Dignity and older people's care in the UK
- Dignity and older people's care is currently the subject of intense focus in the UK, says Dr Win Tadd, Reader at School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, and member of the Dignity network.
The Dignity network in the future
The Dignity network represent different experiences. Its members are committed and have a common history as partners, and launched the first Solstrand Conference together. But how keep up the good pace? asks Stein Husebø, Director at the Dignity Center, Norway.
Workers at the 'floor level'
We have challenged Signe Hananger, administrative leader of the Division of Health and Social Services at the Norwegian Union of Municipal and General Employees, to reflect upon characteristics and dilemmas related to an important labour force.
A view from Austria
“How can we include The Solstrand Commitments in our dayly work?” asks Werner Kerschbaum, Deputy Secretary General of the Austrian Red Cross, who shares news and inputs.
News from the Czech Republic
In the Dignity network different experiences and backgrounds are represented. From the Czech representative, geritrician Iva Holmerova, we have received this report.
News from the Dignity Center
A new, national project now being developed at the center is related to the training of coordinators for voluntary work for frail older people.
Conference Report from Solstrand available
The organizers of last year’s European conference in Bergen
want to spread the message to the network.
- Copies are available, both in electronic and physical edition, says Sverre Chr Wilhelmsen, Public Relations Manager at the Dignity Center.