Unit 4222-303 Promote equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings. Outcome 1. Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion. 1.1 Explain what is meant by * Diversity – means difference and recognises that people have things in common with each other; they are also different and unique. Diversity is about recognising and valuing everyone’s culture, personality, age, race, sex, disability, gender, religion and beliefs.
Diversity is about recognising differences and valuing the differences. It consist of visible and none visible factors which include the characteristics of a person such as their background, culture personality. In addition to the characteristics that are protected under the discrimination legislation in terms of race, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation and age by recognising and understanding that everyone has the right to be treated as a individual and encouraging individuals to express their individuality freely if they wish everyone who is cared for in your setting will feel valued as a individual. Equality is about creating a fairer society where everyone can participate and has the opportunity to fulfil their potential this is stated in the department of health 2004. Equality also means being equal no matter what you race, gender, age, disability, religion, cultural differences and sexual orientation.
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.
Unit 303 Promote equality and inclusion in health, social care or young people's settings Diversity Each individual is unique. It is important to recognise the differences in people. Factors considered are: race ethnicity gender sexual orientation social-economics age physical ability religious beliefs political beliefs It is important that we not only recognise the differences between individuals, but that we embrace and explore them in a safe, positive and nurturing setting. Equality We must ensure that each individual person is treated fairly and no less favourably, specific to their needs, with all aspects of diversity taken into consideration. Inclusion This is a universal human right.
L3 HSC Technical Certificate unit worksheet Unit 303 - Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings The numbers in the bracket after each question relate to the assessment criteria in the standards 1. Explain what is meant by (1.1.1) a. Diversity It may include the differences in gender, age, religious beliefs, ethnicity, language, social class, sexual orientation etc. You must respect and celebrate these differences and treat people with respect, as individuals. b. Equality All people has the right to the same opportunities, rights, respect and choices.
1.3 Explain how inclusive practice promotes equality and supports diversity? By using inclusive practice you promote equality and diversity by equally treating individuals despite gender, race, religion etc. Ensuring everyone in the setting is involved and by doing so you
Everyone has a full and active participation and have a sense of belonging. Inclusive practice involves taking action to remove barriers to participation and learning. Inclusion also involves eliminating discrimination and promoting equality. Recognizing and respecting the diversity of backgrounds, beliefs and experiences, is promoting equality. - the effects of discrimination on individuals Treating people unequally can result in their losing their dignity, respect, self-esteem and self-worth and ability to make choices; individuals or groups being oppressed or disadvantaged.
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.
Diversity means difference. It is about recognising individual as well as group differences, treating people as individuals. In the healthcare setting it is important to reflect diversity around gender, race, disability, religion, sexuality and age. Equality is about creating a fair society where everyone can participate and has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. An equality approach understands who we are, based on social categories such as gender, race, disability, religion, sexuality and age.
You must assess the relevance of these acts in relation to the counselling relationship/practice [2.2]. [2.1] Equal opportunities are a concept that refers to a fair and just treatment of all individuals no matter of their ethnic origin, gender, religious persuasion, disability and sexual orientation. Theoretically equal opportunities ensure that there exists equal opportunities amongst the population for health treatment, education and employment. Government legislation exists that ensures equal opportunities are respected and that individuals are not discriminated against. There are essentially two forms of equality; formal equality and substantive equality.