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Celebrate the 'Power of Chocolate' this June with Amanda Waring

Celebrate the 'Power of Chocolate' this June with Amanda Waring

Press Releases   •   Jun 11, 2013 16:29 BST

It's not long until Amanda Waring's hit one woman show 'For the Love of Chocolate' will be performed as part of the Festival of Chichester line-up this June. The delicious, hilarious and sexy show will appear at the Vicar's Hall, Chichester Cathedral on Thursday the 27th, for one night only!

The Need for more Compassionate Care

The Need for more Compassionate Care

Press Releases   •   Mar 26, 2013 09:13 GMT

Dignity Trainer, Director, Writer Amanda Waring, famed for the production of award winning care training film 'What Do You See?' and daughter to the legendary actress Dame Dorothy Tutin agrees with the BBC headlines today. Highlighting that we need more compassionate carers within the NHS, our hospitals and care homes, is problem she has been fighting hard to improve over the past few years.

Amanda Waring joins e-GNCS as Dignity Trainer

Amanda Waring joins e-GNCS as Dignity Trainer

Press Releases   •   Mar 05, 2013 11:26 GMT

Revered as one of the country's leading dignity and compassionate care trainers, Amanda Waring has joined forces with one of the largest online and classroom training providers in the UK to deliver her inspirational and motivational care trainings.

Dignity Action Day 2013

Dignity Action Day 2013

Press Releases   •   Feb 01, 2013 09:50 GMT

Worldwide, the 1st of February is known as Dignity Action Day. Amanda Waring, Dignity Trainer and fierce Elder Care Campaigner encourages us all to recognise its importance and make sure we mark the symbolic day.

Dignity Action Day February 1st 2013

Dignity Action Day February 1st 2013

Press Releases   •   Jan 14, 2013 16:00 GMT

Amanda Waring, spokesperson and initiator of the Government's Dignity board has been campaigning nationally and internationally for many years, as an advisor and advocate for dignified and compassionate care standards. Friday the 1st of February, widely becoming known as ‘Dignity Action Day’, marks a day of opportunity and great significance, especially for Amanda.

Amanda Waring announces Foyle Film Festival special appearance

Amanda Waring announces Foyle Film Festival special appearance

Press Releases   •   Oct 26, 2012 14:55 BST

Actress, Director and fierce elder care campaigner Amanda Waring has just announced that she will be making a special appearance as part of the line-up of this year's Foyle Film Festival.

Virginia McKenna OBE & Amanda Waring - stars of Chichester Film Festival

Virginia McKenna OBE & Amanda Waring - stars of Chichester Film Festival

Press Releases   •   Aug 22, 2012 19:29 BST

An exclusive opportunity to join campaigning actress, filmmaker and author Amanda Waring along with one of Britain's most loved and celebrated actresses Virginia McKenna OBE, star of Amanda's short film ‘What Do You See’, in a celebration of film, conversation and poetry as part of this year's Chichester Film Festival line-up.

Ashbourne Festival in for a real treat as chocolate temptress Amanda Waring takes centre stage!

Ashbourne Festival in for a real treat as chocolate temptress Amanda Waring takes centre stage!

Press Releases   •   Jun 27, 2012 09:18 BST

Known for leading roles in the West End including her title role of Gigi in Alan Jay Lerners hit musical, Oscar short listed film The Princess and The Pea and appearing in hit television dramas Casualty, Outside Edge and A Month In The Country, Amanda Waring takes centre stage in her popular one woman show 'For The Love of Chocolate' this July, as part of the Ashbourne Festival line-up.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2012 marked by launch of sought after book by Amanda Waring

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2012 marked by launch of sought after book by Amanda Waring

Press Releases   •   Jun 14, 2012 19:35 BST

With World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) celebrated throughout the world, in care homes & hospitals; actress, award winning filmmaker & elder care campaigner Amanda Waring launches new book 'The Heart of Care'. Providing useful guidance, anecdote & practice, the incredibly though-provoking & honest account has created a much sought after book and reference guide, praised by caring staff.

Actress Amanda Waring To Launch New Book, 'The Heart Of Care' In Chichester

Actress Amanda Waring To Launch New Book, 'The Heart Of Care' In Chichester

Press Releases   •   Jun 07, 2012 18:27 BST

Chichester Waterstones are delighted to be provide the scene for a book launch and signing of a special kind on Tuesday the 12th of June, as renowned actress, award winning filmmaker and well respected campaigner for elder people’s rights Amanda Waring takes their stage at 12 noon.

"Care homes must recruit staff with emotional intelligence!" Cries Amanda Waring, in reaction to shocking BBC Panorama programme broadcast on Monday the 23rd of April

"Care homes must recruit staff with emotional intelligence!" Cries Amanda Waring, in reaction to shocking BBC Panorama programme broadcast on Monday the 23rd of April

Press Releases   •   Apr 24, 2012 11:29 BST

Amanda Waring, award winning filmmaker and founder of the Governments Dignity Board was both shocked and saddened to watch undercover footage within the Panorama documentary on the evening of Monday the 23rd of April, with its all to familiar story. Amanda's mother also suffered at the hands of an uncaring and compassion lacking care provider, compelling her to want to make a difference.

Award winning filmmaker champions launch of West Sussex Dignity Network

Award winning filmmaker champions launch of West Sussex Dignity Network

Press Releases   •   Apr 17, 2012 11:06 BST

A community centre in the heart of rural West Sussex played host to the launch of the new West Sussex Dignity in Care Network on Monday. Applause, agreements and actions sounded throughout the Billingshurst venue as Amanda Waring, award winning filmmaker and co-founder of the Governments Dignity Board, kick started the day's activities for the 100 plus Dignity Champions that were in attendance.

"You can teach people compassion!" Cries Amanda Waring, Elder Care Campaigner

"You can teach people compassion!" Cries Amanda Waring, Elder Care Campaigner

Press Releases   •   Mar 27, 2012 16:03 BST

The award winning film maker reacts to today's press coverage about the lack of compassionate care amongst care staff, as an all too familiar sounding story. The originator of the Governments Dignity Board wants David Cameron to be made aware that compassion can be taught amongst caring staff and see just how it can be done.

‘A LACK OF COMPASSION CAN HAVE SUCH A DEVASTATING EFFECT WHEN IT COMES TO ELDER CARE’ says Amanda Waring, daughter of the late Dame Dorothy Tutin

‘A LACK OF COMPASSION CAN HAVE SUCH A DEVASTATING EFFECT WHEN IT COMES TO ELDER CARE’ says Amanda Waring, daughter of the late Dame Dorothy Tutin

Press Releases   •   Feb 29, 2012 10:54 GMT

Witnessing the poor treatment her mother received whilst dying from Leukaemia in hospital encouraged the actress Amanda Waring her to invest her talents into creating films and training tools that have subsequently gone on to win awards for the powerful message and training techniques they have provided to many of the nations care staff.

Elder Care Campaigner Amanda Waring applauds Dignity Code Initiative

Elder Care Campaigner Amanda Waring applauds Dignity Code Initiative

Press Releases   •   Feb 23, 2012 14:57 GMT

Proposed plans for a new Dignity Code highlighted in the media this week, have met with approval from Elder Care Campaigner and Dignity Board Member Amanda Waring. 'I applaud all initiatives that demonstrate the need for respect for our elders. Now is the time to transform the need for compassionate care and to ensure it becomes embedded in all trainings moving forward.'

"Now is the time for action!" appeals Elder Care Ambassador Amanda Waring

"Now is the time for action!" appeals Elder Care Ambassador Amanda Waring

Press Releases   •   Feb 09, 2012 10:20 GMT

Elder Care Ambassador and Dignity Champion Amanda Waring stated after reading todays BBC news article about how "The right hand really needs to know what the left hand is doing when it comes to health and social care". Amanda feels that combining improved approaches with both health and social care will only help to benefit our elders and states "Now is the Time for Action!"

Elder care campaigner Amanda Waring deeply saddened by Town Hall Funding discrimination news

Elder care campaigner Amanda Waring deeply saddened by Town Hall Funding discrimination news

Press Releases   •   Jan 30, 2012 12:52 GMT

Amanda Waring, Elder Care Campaigner and Dignity Ambassador for the Governement's Dignity Board, was left deeply saddened by the news in todays Daily Mail; shedding light on the elderly in our society that are losing out by £500m a year in the funding of care, because of town halls age discrimination.