Rights in roles: resource pack: leadership

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This resource pack aims to help leaders of residential care homes for older people promote a human rights culture throughout their homes. It is in two parts and covers the following: promoting a rights based culture, considering why the leader’s role is critical in promoting human rights and how a human rights based culture can be enhanced within a care home; and recruiting and supporting staff, looking at how staff can be supported to make decisions for themselves about protecting and promoting human rights and how to review recruitment practices to ensure new joiners share a commitment to providing compassionate care that promotes human rights. (Edited publisher abstract)

Subject terms:
leadership, older people, care homes, residential care, human rights, recruitment, staff development, values;
Content type:
practice guidance
United Kingdom
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