In this assignment I will be discussing the difficulties that may arise when implementing anti discriminatory practice in health and social care settings. There are many difficulties that can arise when implementing anti discriminatory practice in health and social care settings, this include;
1. If care providers don’t understand the importance of promoting anti-discriminatory practice.
2. Care providers beliefs and values
3. Failing to put the service users at the heart of service provision
4. Care provider not committing to the care value base
5. Stereotyping and assumptions
6. Not respecting service users rights, choices and wellbeing
7. Limited funding
8. Cultural or religious values may also conflict with the right to be protected from harm
9. Past events
10. Health and well- being
If care providers don’t understand the importance of promoting anti-discriminatory practice, they are more likely to not work in an anti discriminatory practice. Care providers should be aware of the active promotion of anti discriminatory practice in order for the service users of health and social care to get the best of the services. If care providers fail to work in an anti discriminatory practice, service users will be not treated fairly and their choices wouldn’t be respected or taken into account, so therefore it is very important for health and social care professionals to work in an anti discriminatory practice. If the care settings fail to promote an anti discriminatory practice, service users will be marginalised and disempowered and this can lead to stress and depression and can trigger challenging behaviour.
Culture and beliefs can affect practice of anti discriminatory practice in health and social care settings. The service provider may have a strong cultural background or perhaps none at all. For example the service user might be a religious Muslim and therefore needs to pray five times a day, if the care setting fails to provide the service user a...