D2. Justify ways of overcoming difficulties that may arise when implementing anti-discriminatory practice in health and social care settings.
When implementing anti-discriminatory practice in health and social care settings there are many problems that may arise and successfully service providers must try their best to overcome these problems as best as they can to meet all service users’ needs to ensure good quality care.
Firstly when you have precise food preferences and food needs to meet when working with service users you will need to as a service provider ensure that all food provided to the service users is correct and precise for that specific service user. Overcoming the problem the company may face financially may be difficult however there could be a food budget weekly of a rough amount allowed to be spent on food supplied at the health and social care setting, this will help budget the allowance and make sure that money is not wasted on food which is not needed. A list of each service user’s allergies and food intolerances should be on display for staff to see. Time is another big problem, as it will take a lot of time to prepare the different foods to overcome this you could see who has what foods and then cook that certain food in a big bulk together to save time. Also storage space can also be a problem so you would need to make sure that there is enough storage space for the food and certain amounts of freezers and fridges to store the main food products to ensure them not to go off or go mouldy.
Secondly when providing disabled access it’s not always easy as the building is not always suitable to have disabled access or may not have enough space to add in access. You would have to plan out where you will need main disabled access such as automatic lifts and ramps in the health and social care setting. You would need to make room for the access as it is important that it is provided for the service users that need it. Also disabled access is...