The CARE CERTIFICATE Equality and Diversity What you need to know Standard THE CARE CERTIFICATE WORKBOOK Equality and Diversity, Inclusion and Discrimination Promoting equality and respecting diversity are central to life today. To provide care and support that meets the needs of everyone you have to understand what these terms mean and take account of them in your work. Equality is about treating people alike according to their needs. You should make sure that everyone is given equality of opportunity. For example, you may need to give information in different formats (for example Braille) or make sure there is access to a building for an individual in a wheelchair.
About us What we do and how we do it What we do We are the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the independent regulator of health and adult social care services in England. We make sure that the care provided by hospitals, dentists, ambulances, care homes and home-care agencies meets government standards of quality and safety. We also protect the interests of vulnerable people, including those whose rights are restricted under the Mental Health Act. We put the views, experiences, health and wellbeing of people who use services at the centre of our work, and we have a range of powers we can use to take action if people are getting poor-quality care. How we do it We register
National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) These guidelines apply to all healthcare workers, local authorities, charities and all other health and social care providers. They support the healthcare professional to ensure that they are providing patients with the best quality care and offer the best value for money. Topics for guidance are referred to NICE by the Department of Health for appraisal. Control of Substances Hazardous to Health 2002 This is the law that requires employers to control substances that are deemed to be hazardous to health, such as chemicals, dust, fumes
Core principles of care was set for the health and social care services to ensure that principles, guidelines and values was followed to promote standards of equality and diversity toward individuals, making sure that personal information was maintain privately and ensuring that individuals had rights. To reduce the risk of abuse there was minimum standards that were set for professional‘s to work towards. These standards identified vulnerable adults to be treated with: • Respect,
It promotes anti-discriminatory | |discrimination on the grounds of race. |practice by making sure that everyone is treated equally no matter | | |what race or ethnicity they are. | |Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1995 – An act of parliament |It promotes anti-discriminatory practice by ensuring that people | |which has now been repealed and replaced by the equality act 2010 |with physical and mental disabilities and also people with illnesses| |prohibits discrimination against disables people in a range of |such as HIV, cancer or depression are treated equally no matter | |circumstances, covering employment and occupation, education, |what. | |transport and the provision of goods. |
Assignment: 304 Principles for implementing duty of care in social care or children’s and young people’s settings. Ai) Duty of care is a legal requirement within the health and social care sector which has a legal meaning. There are responsibilities to ensure service users is not harmed, hurt, disadvantaged or unfairly treated. Each social care worker must be aware of negligent and unintentional acts may be also seen as a breach of duty in care. Aii) Duty of care affects the work of each social care worker as duty of care places a responsibilities to ensure practices are fair, safe and recognises diversity, choice and independence.
1. Understand the application of person centred approaches in a health and social care setting • Explain how and why person centred values must influence all aspects of health and social care work. Health and social care should be based on person-centred values, and should be individualised as this is a law requirement (Human Rights Act, Health and Social care Act 2012, Codes of practice for Social Care Workers, etc). It is an organisational requirement as well. If person centre values that underpin all work in the health and social care sector are followed as they should be then all individuals should feel that and health workers ensure that : Person centred values are guides on how individuals are treated.
D2 Justify Ways of Overcoming Difficulties That May Arise When Implementing Anti-Discriminatory Practice in... Difficulties that Peace Haven house arise when implementing anti-discriminatory and ways of overcoming the difficulties in health and social care In this unit so far I obligate looked at ways in which individuals should be set in health and social guardianship settings. I have also looked at legislation, policies and discrimination. In health and social care, it is cardinal to be careful with what you say and do. This is so that you do not create offence to anyone or discriminate against an original individual or group of individuals.
For this task I have been asked to describe how anti-discriminatory practise is promoted in health and social care settings, this meaning action taken to prevent discrimination against people on the grounds of race, class, gender, disability etc. anti-discrimination practise promotes equality by introducing anti-discrimination policies in the work place. It is important that health care workers promote equality, value diversity and respect the rights of service users always putting the service user at the heart of the service provision. This meaning that the service user’s individual needs will be meet and achieved . Care workers, also need to have an understanding of what it would be like to use the services, with this all the service
Unit2: Equality, diversity and rights in health and social care. M2: Assess the influence of a recent national policy initiative promoting anti-discriminatory practice Human right Act 1998 has ensured that everyone has the right to be treated with fairness, respect, equality and dignity. Human right has given every individual the right to be respected, the right to life, right to marry, right security, the right to privacy, right to freedom and religion. This assignment is going to assess the influence of Human right Act 1998 promoting anti-discriminatory practice. The human rights act promotes anti-discriminatory practice by making sure that everyone has the right to be treated equally with dignity and respect.