Introduction for Social Care Workers Leaflet Assignement 303 Task Bi

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An introduction to Social Care for new Care Workers 2013. Charter Care, Evans House, Linthouse Lane, Wednesfield , Tel 01902 724123 Read through this leaflet because the information shown will contribute to the completion of your induction course. Understand as much as possible, although it's a lot to take in at first, it will become easier and more straight forward in time. Good luck First of all I will explain definitions, 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. Because everyones needs are different you as a support worker have to look at the individuals needs, and assess what you can do to improve their quality of life, whilst keeping them safe and still promoting independence. Inclusion is about involving everyone in society, making sure all have opportunities to work or take part in social activities available. 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 of practice. 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 . As a social care worker, you must protect the rights and promote the interests of service users and carers. This includes: 1.1 Treating each person as an individual; 1.2

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