b) Equality Equality is about making sure people are treated fairly and given fair chances. Equality is not about treating everyone in the same way, but recognising that the service users’ needs are met in different ways. It focuses on race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, transgender and Age. People must not be unfairly discriminated against because of any of these factors and we must contribute to create a positive workplace and deliver a service that is free of discrimination. c) Inclusion Inclusion is based upon the idea of allowing everyone equal access to the service regardless of gender, disability, religion, age.
People have different needs, ambitions and situations. Every person should have equality of opportunity. This means opening up access for everyone, ensuring that everyone has a chance to take part in society on an equal basis to be treated appropriately regardless to their differences. Equality is about treating people fairly and equally. Sometimes in order to treat people equally you have to treat them differently.
Diversity is a visible and non-visible thing. These could include personal characteristics that are also protected under discrimination legislation. By recognising each and everyone’s individual needs we are able to have a positive and productive working environment in which everybody will feel valued. Within my workplace we have to be aware of everybody’s Individual needs not just the staffs but also the Students that we teach and look after. As every child have their own needs.
If in society our actions went deeper than just acceptance of individual’s differences but welcomed them we can create an environment in which everybody feels valued. The meaning of equality is ensuring individuals or groups of individuals are treated fairly and equally and no less favourably, specific to their needs, including areas of race, gender, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation and age. Equality means that everyone is being treated the same, but different people have different needs so individuality should be taken into account. Equality is about making sure people are treated fairly and have access to equality of opportunity. Equal opportunities are safeguarded by the Equality Act 2010 and the Human Rights Act 1998.
CU1517. 1.1 Diversity Treating each person in your care equally regardless of their age disability ethnicity culture belief race and sexual orientation Individuality should always be taken into account such as physical needs or communication barriers their care must be tailored to suit each person but not in such a way to give any preference to any one person or group. Equality Ensuring individuals or groups are treated fairly and no one individual or group is treated above another. Promoting equality should remove any discrimination against people. Inclusion Is involving a supervisor in all aspects of their care.
Diversity This is when differences between peoples are accepted, and everyone is given respect for the values and beliefs they hold in society Rights These are the legal entitlements we have in society and an example would be the right to live in a society without any abuse being shown because of their gender differences. Opportunity This means everyone has similar chances in the various jobs they do. For example talking to the clients in a hospital. Overt Discrimination This is when discrimination is clearly shown openly. In health and social care terms would be they pay someone gets is more, or less, due to the gender group they belong to.
Assignment 303 - Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings Task B A) The equality act is a legislation that is in place to ensure that people are given equal rights and opportunities regardless of their age, gender, disability, reace, religion or belief and sexual orientation. This legislation promotes diversity, equality and inclusion by making it a requirement that they are commonly practiced and incorporated into the health and social care setting making it illegal to discriminate against a person / or persons for any reason. Diversity is all about difference, and its value is the quality and variety that different people bring to society. Examples of how people differ from one another, it can be through appearance, ability, race, gender, culture, talent and beliefs. Equality is about everybody being equal to one another, but not necessarily treating them all the same.
Principles of diversity equality and inclusion is adult social care. 1.1 Define what is meant by: * Diversity = Diversity means the understanding that every individual is unique and every individual has their own differences such as race, age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion etc. * Equality – Equality means that every individual is treated equally and fairly, everyone has the right to have the same chances as everyone else in life no matter what race, age, gender etc they are * Inclusion – inclusion means ensuring everyone feels included, wanted and respected. No one should be left out or ignored because of their race, gender, age, ethnicity, religion etc. * Discrimination = means treating a person or group of people differently because of their race, age, sexuality, gender, ethnicity etc.
Involving all and treating them equally and fairly, without directly or indirectly excluding anyone Equality- Is the enjoyment of equal rights by all, each individual being regarded as of the same importance and receiving the same treatment. Discrimination- When a person is treated less well, in comparison with someone else, because of his or her racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation. 1.2 Discrimination may occur through a number of things ie:-Age, Religion, Sexuality, Gender, Disability, etc. Discrimination can take place intentionally and also unintentionally. As mentioned, if everyone in your workplace was treated the same this would be discriminatory.
Family may be effected by this to because if they are a different race then they may find they could get treated differently to. 1.1c • Inclusion: A sense of belonging: feeling respected, valued for who you are; feeling a level of supportive energy and commitment from others. It could effect an individual because if they aren't included they may feel like they can't do their best. 1.1d • Discrimination: treating a person or particular group of people differently, especially in a worse way from the way in which you treat other people, because of their skin colour, sex, sexuality, etc. The individual could be effected by this.