The University of Edinburgh
Human Rights-based Approach to Dignity in Care (DIGNISPACE)
The University of Edinburgh

Human Rights-based Approach to Dignity in Care (DIGNISPACE)

Taught in English


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Leah Macaden
Elaine Webster

Instructors: Leah Macaden

21 hours to complete
3 weeks at 7 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Understand that Dignity is something more than treating individuals with Respect and appreciate the complexities around Dignity as a concept.

  • Engage with the reflective activities and make relevant links to uphold and advocate Dignity using a human rights based approach in their practice.

  • Gain confidence in operationalising and abstract concept like Dignity in practice in tangible ways informed by the PANEL principles of human rights.

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There are 4 modules in this course

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1 video9 readings2 discussion prompts

What's included

27 readings3 assignments11 discussion prompts

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18 readings5 assignments15 discussion prompts

What's included

20 readings5 assignments10 discussion prompts


Leah Macaden
The University of Edinburgh
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