| Discrimination | This is where someone is treated less favourable on the basis of their age, gender and race etc. | An example of discrimination could be along the lines of a racial remark or making a distinction about someone due to a certain group setting. | Aii For each of the following people/groups of people describe two different possible effects of discrimination An individual A potential effect on someone who has been discriminated could be depression another potential effect could be social exclusion. This person may choose to isolate themselves from social company enabling them to avoid situations where they could be discriminated against. Their families The individual’s family may feel angry that there family member is being discriminated against and possibly feel helpless if they are unable to do anything to
The individual could be effected by this. They may take to alcohol or drugs, or may form their own opinions on others, develop hatred for others, or withdraw from people. 1.2 Describe the potential effects of discrimination. The potential effects of discrimination can be different for different people. The effects can be physical, emotional or a combination of both.
P3: Describe the potential effects of discriminatory practice on those who use health or social care services. Include the following and look at how they can result in a loss of right: Marginalisation is one of the effects of discriminatory practice. It is a social division of some people from the large society. People are separated from the society because of their age, disability, culture or social class. If people are separated from the society they will feel isolated and could lead to depression, anxiety, eating disorders, financial problems and/or health problems.
Unit HSC 35 Ciprian Sirbu Promote choice, well-being and the protection of all individuals Our equal opportunities policy states, the company is an equal opportunities employer and is committed in providing equal opportunities for all staff. Discrimination is generally based on race, colour, gender, sexuality, nationality or disability. Job applicants and workers whether they be externally sourced or internally promoted are treated equally. All employees have a responsibility to observe and comply with all policies and procedures. Failure to do so may result in disciplinary action undertaken the homes manager.
Give one example from care practice to illustrate explanations. Aii For each of the following people/groups of people, describe TWO different possible effects of discrimination An individual: Loss of opportunities, withdrawal and depression, loss of self esteem. Their families: Anger, frustration and helplessness. Wider society: Loss of opportunities (what the individuals could contribute to society), division and disharmony. Those who discriminate: Shame on themselves, being arrested for their actions, loss of friends.
If people do not actively say they are not happy , actions and body language may point to this . 5.3 The consequences may be that the person may make a choice that they later regret or worse . This may have a big impact on their life or the lives of others , people can feel very bad about this . People should be helped to make choices based on factual information . Sometimes people think they are helping by giving advise based on what they think is right .
Their home environment may have to be adapted to suit their needs as well. The breakup of a family could have an effect on background and environment. As a result of the breakup he/she may be confused as to why it has happened show signs of emotional problems and lack in confidence. Having to live with separate parents and following different rules off each parent can be confusing the behaviour of the child could change as a result of this and he/she may try and play the parents off against one another. They may have to move house or even to another area which could be upsetting for the child.
Low self esteem Low self-esteem is when a person is pushed out and feels unwanted. Self-esteem is a term in psychology to reflect a person's overall evaluation or appraisal of her or his own worth. When a person has low self-esteem they can feed off each other in a vicious circle; the more depressed or anxious they become the lower their opinion of their self and their abilities. Things that can lower people’s self-esteem are if people discriminate them about their appearance or if they are unhappy with their
Feeling like this may lead the person to be paranoid towards telling staff personal information and may not receive the correct care if they do not tell staff their problems. Another effect present is marginalisation, the person may feel they have been marginalised because, due to prejudice they may receive different care and treatment to other patients or residents and because of this they may start to believe they are different to others and feel isolated because others are given better treatment to them. Restricted