Anti Discriminatory Practice Case Study

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Explain how national initiatives promote anti discriminatory practice. P4 :Anti-discriminatory practice is the action taken to prevent discrimination against people. Discrimination occurs everywhere in a different form. In order to prevent discrimination, there has to be legislation ,code of practice and organisational policies although they are not always followed some intend to break these initiatives and are forced to serve the consequences . Legislations is the process of making laws and they are to maintain heal and safety. Many legislation has been put in place for health and social care setting to prevent discrimination. Many people has been discriminated against because of their disability, however the legislation has been put into…show more content…
Case study: a young male wheelchair user has come to the institute to get a better education; to help this young man the institute has lifts, ramps and wider doors so she can carry on with learning. M3 discuss difficulties that may arise when implementing anti discriminatory practice in health and social settings As mentioned briefly in the previous assignment there's covert discrimination this is discrimination which is concealed and can go unnoticed this can pose as a problem. There are four main reasons why promoting anti-discriminatory practice may be difficult. Socialisation Socialisation is where 'norms' are adopted by people though learning about behaviour and having situations where influences and norms in society effect the way people behave. One example of socialisation preventing anti-discriminatory practice is though in a culture saying 'please' and 'thank you' to things, where in another culture this may not be normal and so if someone doesn't say thank you or please to something this may be seen as rude, and could make the person treat the other person…show more content…
This could come across as a form of discrimination to some people, known as marginalisation because you would be making the person feel left out and isolated from society, feeling like they are not part of a group or the community. The act states that it is there purposely to help and protect patients and to safeguard those around them. The act was updated from 2001 all the way up to 2007 the language was changed, and issues and treatments on different conditions and something called treatmenttests and conditiontests were also altered with further scientific psychological research so that the tests would be fairer, less complicated but given to people for clear reasons, which had to be filled out in documents by doctors and secondary doctors for two opinions. The language was changed to make the act more PC (politically correct) no one likes the idea of being removed from society, or how it may come across in the act, in the 1983 act it also states that:
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