Essay On Anti Discriminatory Practice

785 Words4 Pages
M3 –Discuss difficulties that may arise when implementing anti-discriminatory practice in health and social care settings. Your personal beliefs and values can have an influence on:  Culture, beliefs, past events, socialisation  Environmental influences  Health and well-being  Developing greater self-awareness and tolerance of differences  Committing to the care value base  Careful use of language  Working within legal, ethical and policy guidelines How can our personal beliefs influence our values? Values are a person’s judgement of what is important in life. In a workplace an individuals personal beliefs may influence their values as they might need to do something that goes completely against their personal beliefs,…show more content…
If you were born into a very Christian family you might find it hard to accept people of other religions because yours is right and the only one you know. This could affect you when working in a health and social care setting as you might cause friction with other service providers/users, or even affect the care that you give to them. Another example of socialisation preventing anti-discriminatory practice is though in a culture saying 'please' and 'thank you' to things, where in another culture this may not be normal and so if someone doesn't say thank you or please to something this may be seen as rude, and could make the person treat the other person differently. How would culture present a difficulty when promoting anti-discriminatory practice? Culture can affect practice of anti-discrimination though there being miscommunication though different ideas of body language that's in a person's culture, for example there's different ways of saying hello in cultures. Culture can also cause discriminatory practice though language barriers, this may cause problems though their not being a translator, the doctors or social workers can be discriminatory in the way of not getting someone to communicate or though not asking the patient what they want for their treatment e.g. whether they need

More about Essay On Anti Discriminatory Practice

Open Document