Each person should be able to identify the importance of gender, age, race, sexuality, beliefs, ethnicity, disability, education, sexual orientation, backgrounds, skin colour and language. Another important thing whilst working in health and social care is as a staff member you should be able to recognise people that are mistreated. With these things followed it shows the dedication and awareness to each client and allows them to feel valued and also respected. There are laws in place to ensure that every individual is treated equally this includes organisations having equality policies to reinforce the concept. Equality: Equality overall is about fairness which means making judgements from discrimination it is also about natural justice which is basic/fundamental judicial extended to a person with rights at issue, it is also about being impartial and reasonable which means showing lack of favours and being liable to give a account of one’s actions.
Emotionally could start believing in what they are being told and be emotionally harmed. 1.3 Explain how inclusive practice promotes equality and supports diversity. Our care home is committed to anti- discriminatory practice to promote equality opportunity and valuing diversity for all residents and families. To provide a secure and accessible environment in which all residents’ contributions are considered and valued. To include and value the contribution of all to our understanding of equality and diversity.
Assignment 303 Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings. Task A Ai explain in your own words what each term means. Give one example from care practice to illustrate your explanations. | Explanation | Example | Diversity | Diversity is about valuing individual difference. Diversity challenges us to recognize and value all sorts of differences in order to make our environment a better place for everyone to work.
Equality also means being equal no matter what you race, gender, age, disability, religion, cultural differences and sexual orientation. By eliminating prejudice and discrimination we can deliver a service that is fair and personal to the individuals which promotes a happy environment were the residents feel safe to be themselves no matter what. Inclusion is a sense of belonging, feeling included, respected, valued for who you are, feeling a level of support from those around you. There are two main models of practice underpinning equality and diversity. Inclusion, the equal opportunities model and the difference and diversity model.
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.
Growing Old Gracefully In a health and social care environment equality diversity and rights are essential to ensure everyone is grown to having rights and has the right to be treated equally no matter their race age or sex and also to be accepted and respected. Human rights belong to all people without discrimination. They consist of key principles such as dignity, respect, autonomy and equal treatment. Human rights are often expressed and guaranteed by sources of international law such as the European Convention on Human Rights. However, research has shown that there are serious cases of human rights violations of older people in the UK, such as discrimination, abuse, neglect, and demeaning treatment.
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.
Unit 33; promote equality and inclusion in health care or children and young people’s settings 1.1 Explain what is meant by diversity, equality and inclusion? Equality means every individual has a right to have chances that will support their present and future life, we cannot make every child the same, because they are all equal but different from one another, we can aim to offer each child equality of opportunity suited to each individual. Inclusion means each individual should have equal opportunities; everyone should be fully included in the setting, taking into account the diversity of the individual and families. Inclusion is the process of making this happen Diversity means differences between individuals and groups of people for example; age, culture, disability (mental, learning and physical), background, ethnicity and sexual orientation etc. Diversity means treating each individual the same and not different for reasons stated above, obviously if an individual has a disability then their maybe times they need more support etc.
The government have set out a number of health and social care initiatives which include the Equality Act 2010, the Care Standards act 2000 and The Dignity in Care Act. All these acts are in place to promote anti-discriminatory practice in all health and social care settings. The Equality Act 2010 is in place to stop people being treated unfairly and try to give everyone equal opportunities, the act protects 9 characteristics including; age, disability, gender reassignment , marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation. The Equality Act 2010 ensures that everyone is treated equally for example if in a work setting such as a school it will ensure that all staff regardless of their sex receives the same pay depending on their job role and responsibilities. Care providers will have to follow The Equality Act 2010; they can do this in a number of ways such as creating a set of policies and procedures that the staff will have to follow.
Diversity consists of both visible and non-visible factors, which include personal characteristics such as; background, culture, personality and work style and also the protected characteristics such as gender, race, sexual orientation, disability, religion and belief and age. By recognising and understand individual differences we are able to create an environment in which everybody feels valued. 1.1 b- Equality Equality means the state of being equal, especially in status, rights, or opportunities. Equality is about making sure that people are treated fairly and given fair chances. Equality is not about treating everybody in exactly the same way.