Press Releases

Dignity Action Day February 1st 2013

Jan 14, 2013 16:00 GMT Amanda Waring 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.

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

Jun 07, 2012 18:27 BST Amanda Waring 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

Apr 24, 2012 11:29 BST Amanda Waring 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

Apr 17, 2012 11:06 BST Amanda Waring 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

Mar 27, 2012 16:03 BST Amanda Waring 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

Feb 29, 2012 10:54 GMT Amanda Waring 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

Feb 23, 2012 14:57 GMT Amanda Waring 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

Feb 09, 2012 10:20 GMT Amanda Waring 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

Jan 30, 2012 12:52 GMT Amanda Waring 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.