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Dignity 2010 - Mobility

Think: Treat the person as an individual and be aware of the person's ability to understand and make decisions for themselves...

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THINK...

dignity

  • Is the person able to leave their bed/chair and move around without help?
  • If they need any equipment, is it available?
  • Have any risks been identified and addressed?
  • How can you help them maintain or regain their independence?

ASK...

  • The person (or their next of kin) about their NORMAL mobility and routine

DO…

  • Encourage the person to move around
  • Ensure that walking aids are available and accessible
  • Check the person’s foot hygiene and toenails
  • Ensure the person’s footwear is clean and well fitting
  • Ensure the person has appropriate seating and is positioned correctly

 

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For more information, or to request a supply of posters or flyers, please contact: Mark Stewart by or
telephone 020 7608 8575



Endorsers: Age UK; British Geriatrics Society; AGILE (Chartered Society of Physiotherapists; Cardiff University; College of Occupational Therapists; Department of Health; English Community Care Association; The Relatives and Residents Association; Royal College of Nursing



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