Advantages for the service provider Disadvantages for the service provider A service provider might not tolerate a person, which is different race, gender, religion, etc. This means, that a service provider will be unable to work with person like that. Also, if a service provider tells something wrong to the service user, the service provider might have problems with that, because racism is not acceptable anywhere. The person approach to care Advantages for the service user The advantage may be, that a service user can always use a health and social care services, when they have problem with their health. Disadvantage for the service user It can be that a service user may feel disappointed, because the service provider might not help them as
Explain Potential barriers to effective communication within a health and social care environment There are many reasons why interpersonal communication may fail in health and care setting. In many communications, the message may not be received exactly the way the writer intended. It is, therefore, important that the communicator finds feedback to check that their message is clearly understood. When it works well, communication helps establish trusting relationships, ensure information is passed and understood, and enriches people’s lives. But all too often good communication is hampered by barriers.
These issues may solely lie with the staff members or with patients/clients who believe they are being discriminated against. In either situation it is the organisations greatest responsibility to promote anti-discriminatory practice with both staff members and clients/patients and act efficiently and quickly against discriminatory behaviours that occur within the organisation. Care Home (Social Care) When implementing anti-discriminatory practice in social care, it is important because the residents may be at their most vulnerable stages in life. However problems can occur and this can depend on the person’s background, upbringing, race, sex, culture, religion etc. There could be religious barriers when trying to implement the anti-discriminatory practice, for example in some religions women are considered inferior to men, this could be that a woman who is a resident at the care home can only be treated and looked after by female staff only due to her strict religion.
To continue, ill health can also be affected by there not being enough health care services for individuals to access. There are also ethnicity barriers which can be the cause of limited access to health care services. These barriers include language and other cultural barriers. For instance a service user may not speak the same language used at the health care service therefore this can affect the effectiveness of communication between the service and the patient; this will also affect how successful the treatment of the patient may be. Another example for culture being an ethnicity barrier may be that a patient (Asian female) may not wish to be treated by a male doctor as
To be respected Being respected is more than important in a health and social care setting. Showing someone respect can show positivity towards them straight away, without having respect for your patient or client they could feel uncomfortable with being in your presence because they are not well valued by you. To be allowed privacy Privacy is also essential in a health and social care setting, without privacy clients could feel like they have no freedom of choice in what they choose to do, with privacy it enables their rights. To be treated as an individual Being treated as an individual in a health and social care setting is important. Some patients may not have their own choice in what they choose to do, which goes against them
There is also the factor that there may be a communication barrier and unable to communicate to their carer. In these cases speaking to their family, friend or previous carer may be helpful. As a carer it is important to respect the individual and their preferences due to religion or cultural beliefs – for example an individual may not want a female care worker assisting them with personal care needs and may ask for a male to assist them. 2. Establish the level and type of support and individual needs for personal care The amount of help that people need for personal care and differ from person to person.
The main purpose of social policies is to welfare people by providing them facilities such as education , health, housing, safe working conditions, fair compensation etc. If a policy is initiated regarding change in the benefits or change in working conditions, human services worker need to address the social issues related to the well being of employees. All of these factors may directly affect a person in the HR field. Compare and contrast how a public versus a private organization might address this policy differently. Include an explanation of how the delivery system of a public organization would be different than that of a private organization.
Cultural or religious beliefs can also adversely affect the nursing facility. These sometimes limit the appropriate medical treatment being performed on a patient. In some cases a patient might not need an intervention; however the families are insistent upon the facility meeting their
Many faith based agencies will help people even though they don’t have money. The disadvantage of faith based agencies is that some clients may not belong to the religion of the agency. This might make a client not want to get the help they need due to the religion
Equality of Opportunity and Discriminatory Practice Discrimination: There are a number of different ways that people can be discriminated against in the health and social care services as well as in everyday life. Some forms of discrimination are clear to see use of racist language for example, but others are more subtle or discrete. Some of the ways in which discrimination can be presented are: Avoidance - not going close to someone because they are different, Devaluing - failure to recognise achievement or unfair criticism, Verbal abuse - use of offensive or insulting language, Physical abuse - assaulting a person causing them physical harm, Negative body language, Neglect and poor care. •Direct Discrimination: This means that