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Amanda Waring

Dignity campaigner and Soul Midwife, Amanda Waring, has chosen Carers Week (11th - 17th June) to highlight the urgency with which society’s attitudes must change in relation to death and dying.

Waring set up the National Dignity Council’s Dignity in Care campaign which now has more than 100,000 dignity champions. She began campaigning for the dignified care of older people and the support of carers after experiencing first hand the negative treatment at the age of 70 of her mother, the acclaimed actress Dame Dorothy Tutin.

She explained: “Care of the elderly is now one of the most pressing issues in our society and yet we continue to bury our heads in the sand. With an ageing population and one in two of us expected to be impacted by life-altering diseases, such as cancer, we must accept the inevitability...

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