M/602/3044 – Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings 1 – Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion 1.1 – Explain what is meant by diversity, equality, inclusion, discrimination Answer: Diversity is about the differences that people may have and the richness is embracing such differences. What makes us different from each other are: religion, culture or ethnic backgrounds, gender, race, appearance, ability, talent and beliefs. These differences make a person whom he or she is. Equality is giving everyone equal opportunity to participate in society, whilst taking into account the diversified need. When creating equal opportunity for the residence to participate in activities, we have to consider each residents diversified needs so that individuality would be promoted.
Inclusion This is a universal human right. It means to embrace all people irrespective of their differences to one another. It is about ensuring the same opportunities and rights are available to all people and putting a stop to intolerance and discrimination. Inclusive practice promotes equality by making sure each individual is offered the same opportunities and it supports diversity because of this. The three practices are interlinked and can not work without each other.
Assignment 303 Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings Task A Short answer questions Ai Explain in your own words what each term means. Give one example from care practice to illustrate your explanations. • Diversity • Equality • Inclusion • Discrimination Diversity is recognising that everyone is different in a variety of visible and non-visible ways. It is about creating a culture and practices that recognise, respect and value difference. To promote diversity in the work place we need to recognize that in order to be inclusive and equal to everyone, there may need to be different responses to different people or groups.
Diversity is about recognising and valuing everyone’s culture, personality, age, race, sex, disability, gender, religion and beliefs. * Equality – treating people in a way that is appropriate for their needs. Making sure people are treated fairly and given fair chances. Recognise their needs and that they are met in different ways. * Inclusion – equal opportunities for everyone whatever their age, gender, ethnicity, to be included.
Assessment task SHC 33 – Promote equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings. Diversity is meant that each individual is different and unique and is about valuing individual differences. Equality is about making sure people are treated fairly and given fair chances. Not everybody is the same but it will recognise their needs and those they are met in different ways. Inclusion means everyone to be included regarding gender, race and age.
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.
Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings 1. Diversity-Means difference. Recognising that each person is an individual who has their own uniqueness. It also means acknowledging/ tolerate difference Equality- Is mostly backed by legislation, which is designed to address unfair discrimination amongst members of a particular group in society. It is everyone’s responsibility Inclusion- It is a human right for every individual.
e. Explain: * the importance of inclusion and its link to the terms in “d” Inclusion links with diversity and equality. It is important to understand someone's differences so that you can include them and treat them equally and fairly. Everyone should feel respected. Being valued for who and what they are. Everyone has a full and active participation and have a sense of belonging.
UNIT 203: Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care 1 Understand the importance of equality and inclusion 1.1- Diversity: Diversity literally means difference. Diversity recognises that though people have things in common with each other, they are also different and unique in many ways. Diversity is about recognising and valuing those differences. Diversity therefore consists of visible and non-visible factors, which include personal characteristics such as background, culture, personality and work-style in addition to the characteristics that are protected under discrimination legislation in terms of race, disability, gender, religion and belief, sexual orientation and age. By recognising and understanding our individual differences and embracing them, and moving beyond simple tolerance, we can create a productive environment in which everybody feels valued.
Task A Explanation Example Diversity It means understanding that each individual is unique, and recognizing our individual differences. This can be along the dimensions of race, ethnisity, gender, age, physical abilities etc. Equality It means treating everyone the same way, regardles genter, age, ethnisity, disabilities, believes etc. For example, it would not be equal treatment to provide two different people with information about the services available written in english, if one of those people spoke another language and could not understand english. Inclusion Inclusion is allowing everyone equal access to a service.