In this chapter you have learned:
- How to promote a client’s ability to make personal choices
- The client’s rights to respectful care
- How to promote a client’s feeling of personhood and dignity
- How to apply DIPPS protocol in patient care
Now you have a grasp on the concept of personhood and how it informs patient-centered care. You have reviewed key legislation that informs patients’ rights in Canada and in Ontario. Finally, you have learned about DIPPS protocol, which is intended to promote clients’ dignity, independence, preference (or choice), privacy and safety.