PROMOTE EQUALITY AND INCLUSION IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE OR CHILDREN’S AND YOUNG PEOPLE’S SETTINGS 1 .UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF EQUALITY AND INCLUSION 1.1 Explain what is meant by :- Diversity – diversity means a variety of different people, values, religions, cultures, genders, and sexuality. Equality – to treat each person has an individual and gives them equal opportunities with education, employment, housing etc. Inclusion – means to ensure that there are no barriers that would exclude an individual or make it difficult for them to take part in society Discrimination - Treating of a person or group of people in a less or more favourable way than another. People can be unfairly treated and excluded from society. 1.2 Describe ways in which discrimination may be deliberately or inadvertently occur in the work setting.
| Equality focuses on those areas covered by the law, Equal wages for the employees with same qualification, experience doing the same job. | Inclusion | Inclusion is about ensuring that there are no barriers that would exclude people or make it difficult for them to fully participate in society. People must be included in all aspects of life, not excluded from some of them because of an illness or disability. | Providing a ramp to give wheelchair access to a building and Providing information in a range of languages and in audio format. | Discrimination | Discriminating people on the grounds of age, gender, race, sexuality or ability can damage persons self esteem and reduce their ability to develop and maintain a sense of identity.
With a risk assessment this will show Mr Mistery the pros and the cons of living at home or with hes family. Without any influance towards any side. It will help him understand what life will be like living at either house, which will help him make a safe decision for himself. Civ. Mr Mistery may want to stay at home to keep hes independence, he may not want to be looked after by hes family.
UNIT 203 PRINCIPLES OF DIVERSITY, EQUALITY AND INCLUSION IN ADULT SOCIAL CARE SETTINGS OUTCOME 1, UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF DIVERSITY, EQUALITY AND INCLUSION The learner can: Define what is meant by: DIVERSITY - Diversity is essentially another word for different, it recognizes that people are different and unique in many ways such as, personal characteristics, background, culture, personality, race, disability, gender, religion, belief, sexual orientation and age. It means recognizing and understanding individual’s differences and embracing them, to allow people to feel more valued. EQUALITY - Equality defined basically means equal rights for people regardless of what factors they might have that are different. Equality states that because they are human they must be equal. Example: everyone is treated the same way.
Diversity is about recognising differences and valuing the differences. It consist of visible and none visible factors which include the characteristics of a person such as their background, culture personality. In addition to the characteristics that are protected under the discrimination legislation in terms of race, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation and age by recognising and understanding that everyone has the right to be treated as a individual and encouraging individuals to express their individuality freely if they wish everyone who is cared for in your setting will feel valued as a individual. Equality is about creating a fairer society where everyone can participate and has the opportunity to fulfil their potential this is stated in the department of health 2004. Equality also means being equal no matter what you race, gender, age, disability, religion, cultural differences and sexual orientation.
This protects individuals from discrimination. It promotes anti-discrimination practice simply because it is an act stating that discrimination is illegal. It is important that care workers promote equality, diversity, and that they respect of service users and meet the individuals needs to patients ect. And they do not let something like sexuality chance the professional’s relationships between pro and client. Codes of practice- nursing and midwifery (how this service promotes anti-discriminatory practice).
Witnesses do refuse blood products such as red blood cells, white blood cells, plasma, or platelets. This is also to be considered when ordering medication or food. Depending on each patient’s own conscience, some blood fractions such as albumin or immunoglobulin are allowed. Healthcare providers should discuss this with each individual. Caregivers should also discuss transplant or organ donation as well, as this also varies per individual conscience.
This will stop discrimination because it means that everyone is getting a choice about what they want to eat. Also there may be a diabetic who does not want to stick to their sugar free diet and this could affect them and make them ill. To overcome this problem you should try to give them advice and tell them the consequences if they don’t stick to their diet. If they still want to no longer stick to it then you can’t tell them what to do, you have to respect their
Kimberley Howell DEM 304 Enable rights and choices of individuals with dementia whilst minimising risks 1) Understand key legislation and agreed ways of working that support the fulfilment of rights and choices of individuals with dementia while minimising risk of harm. 1.1) Explain the impact of key legislation that relates to fulfilment of rights and choices and the minimising of risk of harm for an individual with dementia. Key legislation is put into place to ensure that individuals with dementia are treated equally, fairly and that they come to no harm. Ensuring they are treated with dignity and respect, and as they were before they had dementia. Key legislation such as; The disability discrimination act 1995 - An Act to make it unlawful to discriminate against disabled persons in connection with employment, the provision of goods, facilities and services or the disposal or management of premises; to make provision about the employment of disabled persons; and to establish a National Disability Council.
How can national initiative promote anti-discriminatory practice? Anti-discrimination law refers to the law on the right of people to be treated equally. They prevent unfair or unequal treatment of many people or a person for their views. Also, they prevent segregation, which is one of the main reasons they exist. UK made it official that in ‘employment, in consumer transactions and in political participation’; people must be dealt with on an equal basis regardless of sex, age, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, gender identity and sometimes religious and political opinions.