However communications between colleges is essential in order to keep continuity for clients and to also make sure the clients updated needs are met. * An explanation of how effective communication affects all aspects in adult social care settings. Give examples to support your explanation. Effective communication is very important in the social care setting. This is so we can reduce mistakes and hopefully stop problems from occurring, it also helps to ensure the highest level of personal care can be given.
The equality and diversity act 2010 is legislation that was put in place to give equal rights and opportunities for people regardless of age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, race or religion. This legislation promotes diversity, equality and inclusion and makes it a requirement that it is practiced and included in the health and social care setting. It makes it illegal to discriminate against individuals in any way. To ensure we value diversity we need to consider the individual’s identity, I feel that in my work environment I do this by encouraging the lady and gentlemen I support to do as much on their own as they can. It may be something simple such as washing themselves or cleaning their own teeth.
Unit 503 Champion Equality, Diversity and Inclusion 1.1 Models of Practice that underpin equality, diversity and inclusion in own area of responsibility. Within my role as a manager I have to ensure my own and staff members practice is fair and that practice is underpinned by policies and procedures that raise awareness about equality, diversity and inclusion, encouraging debate and devising strategies of practice that empower rather than disable. This practice needs to be passed on to the foster carers and the young people we come into contact with. Equality can be explained as ‘fairness’ treating people fairly and ensuring individuals receive what they are entitled to and to an equal standard, consideration and respect. These standards are modified on the basis of need and not on the basis of practitioner preference.
Equal Opportunities and Anti-discriminatory Practice Policy Equal opportunity means giving people an equal chance or equal access to opportunities and resources. The best way of putting equal opportunities ideas into action is through anti-discriminatory practice. Anti-discrimination includes recognising the needs of people form diverse backgrounds, including those who come from minority religious or cultural backgrounds. Please access and read the BHC Equal Opportunities and Anti-Discriminatory policy, which can be identified by your Home Manager. You also need to read the Centre Equal Opportunities and Anti- Discriminatory policy, which is below.
It is about valuing variety and individual differences and creating a culture, environment and practices which respect and value differences for the benefit of society, organisations and individuals. The concept of diversity encompasses acceptance and respect. Staff that work in care settings must value diversity, and not give favourable treatment to certain groups of people at the expense of those whom they hold prejudice. Understanding equality and diversity is vital if we want to deliver person centred, safe and effective care. Delivering on equality and diversity in health and social care services means that we are tackling barriers that could prevent some groups of people from accessing
1.1 The reason why people communicate is to insure everyone has the correct information and instructions to follow, it also allows people to share ideas and experiences, express their feelings, socialize and ask questions. Communication enables people to build and maintain relationships with service users and work colleagues, to create a better working environment. It is easier for work colleagues to discuss and raise any concerns about a service user than to read in the care plan. 1.2 Communication can lead to good or poor service within an adult social care setting. Good communication with service users encourages participation in activities therefore promoting equality within the care setting.
1.3 Explain the importance of inclusive practice in promoting equality and supporting diversity. The importance of inclusive in promoting equality and supporting diversity, are by making sure there are no barrier stopping people from being included because of disability, race, age, sexuality, religion, gender etc. Providing the support that people need to live their life as fully as possible. Outcome 2 Understand how to work in an inclusive way 2.1 Describe key legislation and codes of practice relating to diversity, equality, inclusion and discrimination in adult social care settings. There are various legislations in place to promote equality and reduce discrimination.
In other words, the way we support our service users should reflect and illustrate what has been written in the legislation. We should therefore make sure that we promote anti-discriminatory practice, inclusion, equal opportunities, equality and diversity, and confidentiality to promote best practise. If we keep good notes and share information with colleagues correctly then we will be able to help and support patients correctly and encourage positive behaviour. We should also make sure that we are up to date with any changes regarding legislation. 1.2 Define what is meant by restrictive interventions.
Some examples of diversity are; race, gender, sexuality, disability or religion. Equality The Equality Act 2010 protects individuals and groups from discrimination. equality means providing equal opportunists for all, ensuring individuals have the opportunity to fulfil their full potential and have the same access to rights and choices, equality does not mean that everyone should be treated that same we have to appreciate the diversities within our society. Inclusion Inclusion is taking positive action to include all individuals and groups, taking steps to remove any barriers that would exclude a person or group. We must always meet the needs of our service users ensuring they feel valued,
The aim of inclusion is to embrace all people irrespective of race, gender, disability, medical or other need. It is about giving equal access and opportunities and getting rid of discrimination and intolerance (removal of barriers). It affects all aspects of public life. Inclusion today is more widely thought of as a practice of ensuring that people in organisations, feel they belong, are engaged, and connected through their work to the goals and objectives of the department. Equality and Diversity promotes that everyone has a human right be equal and have the opportunity to achieve their potential, free from prejudice and discrimination.