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Table 1 Ease of delivering dignified care, in %

From: What facilitates the delivery of dignified care to older people? A survey of health care professionals

Task Easy Neither easy nor difficult Difficult
Maintaining privacy when providing personal care 60 27 13
Providing help with meals 30 57 13
Access to side rooms to talk to patients in privacy 30 32 38
Provision of a clean care environment 60 31 9
Having time to talk and actively listen to patients when delivering care 60 22 18
Providing adequate information to patients about their care 76 18 6
Ability to promote patients’ autonomy and right to make independent choices 74 24 4