Diversity challenges us to recognize and value all sorts of differences in order to make our environment a better place for everyone to work. | Diversity is visible and non-visible differences which include personal characteristics such as background, culture, race, personality disability, age, gender belief are religion. | Equality | Equality is about making sure people are treated fairly and given fair chances. Equality is not about treating everyone in the same way, but it recognizes that their needs are met in different ways. | Equality focuses on those areas covered by the law, Equal wages for the employees with same qualification, experience doing the same job.
P1 Unit 2 Explain the Concepts of Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care Equality: Means that people are all treated equally. This is in employment laws to make sure that all organisations treat everyone of its employees equally. This does not always mean that you should tread all people the same way as you treat others. Equality is linked to opportunity. This type of policy should be in all places of work not just because the law says that there should be one.
LD 206 – Principles of supporting an individual to maintain personal hygiene Most people will maintain personal hygiene except in illness, substance abuse, or dementia. Dementia can cause a change in personal hygiene habits. People may forget to wash or change their clothes, or they may forget how to keep clean. Carers may find these stressful but different strategies can help. A person with dementia may need help with going to the toilet, getting dressed, brushing their teeth and grooming hair and nails.
Assignment 203- Principles Of Diversity, Equality And Inclusion In Adult Social Care Settings Task A- Short Answer Questions. Ai- Complete The Following Table, Describing In Your Own Words What Each Term Means. Diversity | Is the understanding that everyone is human and has rights no matter of their race, age, gender etc. These people make the world more interesting and different. | Equality | Is making sure that everyone has the equal chance to participate in everyday life to the best they can.
To support an individual to understand factors that contribute to good personal hygiene will involve using a diplomatic & polite way to talk to the individual about the topic. Therefore, without being an authoritarian, we can explain to them the importance of personal hygiene & continuously reassuring them that we are here to support any choice they make. As everybody is an individual, their right to independence is absolute & their privacy will not be breached because any decision they take can be accepted & only help can be given if they ask for it. 2.2 Address personal hygiene issues with the individual in a sensitive manner without imposing own
Unit 303 Promote equality and inclusion in health, social care or young people's settings Diversity Each individual is unique. It is important to recognise the differences in people. Factors considered are: race ethnicity gender sexual orientation social-economics age physical ability religious beliefs political beliefs It is important that we not only recognise the differences between individuals, but that we embrace and explore them in a safe, positive and nurturing setting. Equality We must ensure that each individual person is treated fairly and no less favourably, specific to their needs, with all aspects of diversity taken into consideration. Inclusion This is a universal human right.
The individual will have lost their rights. Social care workers: The care worker faces been sanctioned, disciplinary action, which loss off job and possible prosecution. Others: For the others involved in this it could be the company which could face been shut down and prosecuted for letting this happen and loss off registration from professionals that have ignore the legislation and code of practice not been followed. Inclusive practice can promote equality and support diversity as you are learning the individual to be valued, feel confident about their self dignity, feeling safe and have a sense of belonging and also been able to participate equality in activities and have an equal chance to follow opportunities and overcoming the boundaries. This all promotes that everyone is equal but recognising that everyone has difference but should still be treated the same.
The concept of equality, diversity and rights in relation to health and social care Equality means creating a fair socity with equal uppourinties and no one being unfairly disadvantaged. Equality is the current term for “Equal Opportunities”. It is based on the legal obligation to comply with anti-discrimination legislation. Equality protects people from being discriminated against on the grounds of group membership i.e. Sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief, or age.
Not only is the setting free of discrimination but equality and fair treatment to everyone is promoted. It is very important within health and social care because the service users will often be vulnerable meaning they are more likely to be a victim of discrimination and affect them a lot worse in comparison to those who are not vulnerable. Not only is it their vulnerability that puts them at more risk of harm and abuse but also because they are putting their lives and care in the hands of others and are trusting them to provide a good standard of service to help them. This is about making your care setting completely equal and giving everyone fair treatment. It includes making sure discrimination doesn’t happen but also promoting anti-discrimination.
Everyone has a full and active participation and have a sense of belonging. Inclusive practice involves taking action to remove barriers to participation and learning. Inclusion also involves eliminating discrimination and promoting equality. Recognizing and respecting the diversity of backgrounds, beliefs and experiences, is promoting equality. - the effects of discrimination on individuals Treating people unequally can result in their losing their dignity, respect, self-esteem and self-worth and ability to make choices; individuals or groups being oppressed or disadvantaged.