1.a Disability Discrimination Acts 1995/2005 The Disability and Discrimination Acts 1995/2005 ensure that disabled people are treated in a fair and equal way. The Acts Summarize the current legislation and codes of practice relevant to the promotion of equality and valuing of diversity place a responsibility on the providers of facilities, goods and services, making it unlawful for the provider to discriminate against disabled people. The 2005 Act covers all functions and services supplied by public bodies. This includes the provision of appropriate paths etc. There is also a requirement on public bodies to positively promote disability equality by: explaining how you will promote equality for disabled people; challenging discrimination against disabled people; helping to remove barriers for all disabled people.
Sharon Christopher Unit 203 Introduction to equality and inclusion in health, social care or children's and young people's settings Q5.1 Explain what is meant by: Diversity: differences between individuals and groups eg culture, nationality, ability, ethnic origin, gender, age, religion, beliefs, sexual orientation, social class. Equality: individual rights; giving choices; respect; services in response to individual need Inclusion: placing individuals at the centre of planning and support; valuing diversity Discrimination: direct discrimination; indirect discrimination; treating someone less favourably than others; effects of discrimination. Q5.2 Describe ways in which discrimination may deliberately or inavertently occour in the work setting A5.2 Discrimination may deliberately occur in the work place because they may be being treated less favourable, or treated differently because of their gender, age, race, disability, sexuality, or religion. Discrimination may inadvertently take place when a rule or policy that applies equally to everybody is more restrictive for people from a certain group. For example if a company gives information about its policies only in English.
SHC33-1.3 Explain how inclusive practice promotes equality and supports diversity. Inclusive practice promotes a child’s right to access to equal opportunities. By ensuring that this happens promotes diversity. There are various pieces of legislation which have been put in place to promote equality and reduce discrimination. These include: * The Disability Discrimination Act 2005 * The Special Educational Needs and Disability Act 2001 * The Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000 * Racial and Religious Hatred Act 2006 * Convention on the Rights of the Child (UN, 1989) * The Human Rights Act 1998 * The Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (as amended) * Employment Equality Regulations 2003 The aim of the legislation is to promote equality of opportunity for all.
Working alongside the guidelines of person-centred values should eliminate discrimination, abuse, lack of dignity and respect, service users making their own choices and restricting individuals being an individual. Outcome 2. Understand how to implement a person-centred approach in an adult social care setting. 2.1 Finding out the history, preferences, wishes and needs of an individual contributes to their care plan in many ways because you can learn a lot from a person, finding out their likes and dislikes by knowing this information you can promote their choices. Knowing the history of an individual will help offer support in the most appropriate ways to that individual.
L3 HSC Technical Certificate unit worksheet Unit 303 - Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings The numbers in the bracket after each question relate to the assessment criteria in the standards 1. Explain what is meant by (1.1.1) a. Diversity It may include the differences in gender, age, religious beliefs, ethnicity, language, social class, sexual orientation etc. You must respect and celebrate these differences and treat people with respect, as individuals. b. Equality All people has the right to the same opportunities, rights, respect and choices.
Assignment 303 Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings Assignment overview In this assignment you will consider best practice in promoting diversity, equality and inclusion which does not discriminate against others. You will look at relevant legislation, codes of practice and regulations governing adult social care and consider the consequences for a variety of people if these are not followed. You are asked to consider your own attitudes and beliefs and how these may impact on how you treat people and to reflect on your own practice. Tasks There are THREE tasks to this assignment A Short answer questions B Leaflet C Reflective account Task A Ai Using the table below, explain in your own works what each term means. Give one example from care practice to illustrate explanations.
Assignment 303 Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings. Task A Ai explain in your own words what each term means. Give one example from care practice to illustrate your explanations. | Explanation | Example | Diversity | Diversity is about valuing individual difference. Diversity challenges us to recognize and value all sorts of differences in order to make our environment a better place for everyone to work.
Equality Act; (Amended) Disability Act 2010 included pregnant workers; maternity leave regulations; parental leave; race relations Act; sexual discriminations Act; public disclosure Act. The Equality Act 2010 brought together previous anti-discrimination legislation into one Act and isthere to protect people from unfair treatment, because of protected characteristics they have. This characteristics are age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. It helps to achieve equal opportunities at work and in society. Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, including LOLER – Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998; The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992; COSHH – Control of Substances Hazardous to Health.
Unit Reference NumberM/602/3044 Qualification FrameworkQCF TitlePrinciples of Diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings Unit LevelLevel 3 Unit Sub LevelNone Guided Learning Hours19 Unit Credit Value2 Date of Withdrawal SSAs1.3 Health and Social Care Unit Grading StructurePass Assessment Guidance Unit must be assessed in line with the Skills for Care and Development QCF assessment principles. View Unit's Qualifications Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria Learning Outcome - The learner will: Assessment Criterion - The learner can: 1 Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion 1.1 Explain what is meant by • Diversity • Equality • Inclusion • Discrimination 1.2 Describe the potential effects of discrimination 1.3 Explain the importance of inclusive practice in promoting equality and supporting diversity 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 2.2 Explain the possible consequences of not actively complying with legislation and codes of practice relating to diversity, equality, inclusion and discrimination in adult social care settings 2.3 Describe how own beliefs, culture, values and preferences may affect working practice 2.4 Describe ways to ensure that own interactions with individuals respect their beliefs, culture, values and preferences 2.5 Compare inclusive practice with practice which excludes an individual 3 Understand how to raise awareness of diversity, equality and inclusion 3.1 Describe how to challenge discrimination in a way that promotes change 3.2 Explain how to raise awareness of diversity, equality and inclusion 3.3 Explain how to support others to promote diversity, equality and inclusion Equivalent
1.3 Explain how practices that support diversity, equality and inclusion reduce the likelihood of discrimination? By supporting a persons equality, you are treating them as an equal and are including them in all the activities and giving them choices of what they would like to do. 2.1 List key legislations and codes of practice relating to diversity, equality , inclusion and discrimination in a adult social care setting? Here are a few pieces of legislation in place to promote equality and reduce discrimination, these include: The Disability Discrimination Act 1998. The Special Educational needs and Disability Act 2001. the Humans Right