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Dignity Action Day 2013

Press Release   •   Feb 01, 2013 09:50 GMT

Dignity Action Day is steadily becoming recognised around the world as a day that we should stop and think about how we as carers can make a difference.

Whether we our caring for an elder, a sick loved one or a family member, this special day provides us all with the opportunity to celebrate how we can look at the way we are caring. 

Dignity Action Day, initiated by the Government's Dignity board and founded in collaboration with elder care campaigner Amanda Waring marks a huge day of significance, especially for Amanda.

The Actress, Director and more commonly known fierce campaigner has worked tirelessly over the past ten years to raise awareness of the ways in which we care for others through the production of a number of award winning films, care training resources and dignity trainings.

Amanda say's "I encourage you all to spend a little time today, thinking about what we can do differently as carers.  Caring in a more dignified and compassionate way is beneficial to us all, especially those in our care".

Amanda's award winning films and resources are endorsed by many of the world's leading care institutions and hospitals as a way to train their staff on this all important subject.  Inspiring clips of the films can be found on her YouTube Channel and further information about her trainings, talks and work can be accessed through her website

Amanda Waring is an actress, writer and director and has been a passionate campaigner for older people's rights for the past five years.

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