Stereotyping is assumptions made about an individual, which could affect their health care. Labelling is giving people labels, mostly negative ones. This is very unprofessional and could lead to different levels of health and social care being given to particular individuals. Bullying is using ones power to intimidate another person. There are different forms of bulling, such as physical, written and
The effects of discrimination can have on staff and individuals using health and social care services. In health and social care discrimination can have serve negative effects on both staff and service users by; People who are discriminated against in all forms will undoubtedly feel * Worthless * Un respected * Not important * Hurt * Alone * Fragile * Weak * Unappreciated * Powerless * Frustrated * Low self esteem * Depressed Effects of discrimination; Marginalisation – (treats a person or group as insignificant) Marginalisation is when individuals feel excluded from a main group within society. The social work journals focus very much on discrimination cases and marginalisation being one of them. In 2009 it was recorded that older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. Individuals felt oppressed, marginalised and that they were living in homophobic societies.
Al forms of discrimination will harm service users. Discrimination can affect all aspects of a person’s physical, intellectual, emotional and social health and well-being. Some of the effects of discrimination are shown in below: .Withdrawal from other people .A loss of confidence in own abilities .A feeling of not belonging in the care setting .Feeling Devalued .A Feeling of not being ‘worth anything’ .Stress .Poor mental health .Depression and anxiety, or anger and
If this keeps continuing this could lead to the service user become upset and this could lead to them having low-self-esteem and confidence. Ultimately this could lead to affecting the service user’s health in the long run, for example: depression. The main bases of infringement of rights are: race/ethenity, gender, if the service user has any disabilities. These are the most often used bases for infringement of rights to happen from. Covert abuse of power: Covert abuse of power is classed as in-direct discrimination, since it is not as obvious as overt abuse, and means covert abuse is a lot more difficult to prove.
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
Discrimination is when a resident/individual is treated unfairly or unequal to some one else. This could be because of their age, gender or race. It could also be because of their sexual orientations or even their religious beliefs or even due to a disability. 1.2 The potential effects of discrimination are that it can cause individuals to lose their self- esteem. It can lead to stereotyping, causing the individual upset.
ASSESS THE POSSIBLE EFFECTS OF DISCRIMINATION ON THE PHYSICAL, INTELLECTUAL, EMOTIONAL, AND SOCIAL HEALTH/WELL – BEING OF THE INDIVIDUAL Discrimination is the unfair treatment of the individual and in health and social care environment these treatments can be in different forms such as by stereotyping, labelling, and abusing the individuals that can affect them physically, intellectually, emotionally , socially and their well –being. If we look at Maslow’s hierarchy of needs for the individual, it explains that the individual need ,love, security, affection, creational activities, a safe environment and it is importance we satisfy all these needs. Physical health and well - being :- Discrimination may lead to stress which may have a negative impact on the physical well being of the individual. Some of the stress related physical effects include heart diseases, ulcer, headache and tension. Some people may get a change in their diet by either eating more or less of foods that are not healthy for the individual.
mental health problems. Discrimination is stopping someone from their right to speak up and voice themselves properly or not let them do an activity, this can happen to either a certain group of people or it can just be one person. Nonetheless its a very cruel way to get to somebody. Also this leads to more serious matters such as a major loss of self esteem and this can reduce their ability to develop and maintain a sense of identity. The main acts incorporated into the equality act 2010 are: The care quality commission The disability discrimination act 2005
Some of the negative effects of advertising are hidden costs, lying to customers, false trend setting and claims by advertisers. There are also many harmful effects that advertising and the media can have on an individual’s health and morality. First of all, as shown on the advertisement we tend to buy these unsafe products which cause problems for our physical health. Although, we learn about a healthy practice or vitamin, but may also be prone to engaging in unhealthy activities,