We have seen many examples of how staff at care homes can make a real difference to residents’ lives through simple but effective interventions.  We want to share this good practice and encourage others to do likewise.

In the first of our good practice guides we have focused on how cues (visual, verbal and other) can be used to support people living in care homes to retain their independence and dignity.

Full list of completed Dignity in Care reports

To view the guide or to download an electronic copy, click the link below. If you would like a paper copy, or a copy in another format, please contact us.


Good Practice Report – Deciding for yourself

Published on 14 Sep, 2016 (updated 30 Mar, 2022)

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