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.
2.3 Explain the importance of inclusive practice in promoting equality and supporting diversity. Having an inclusive work environment is key to recruiting, developing and retaining diverse talent. Inclusive practice involves taking action to remove barriers to participation and learning. Inclusion also involves eliminating discrimination and promoting equality. Recognizing and respecting the diversity of backgrounds, beliefs and experiences, is promoting equality.
1517 Introduction to Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings. 1.1 Explain what is meant by: Diversity is about difference, and a value of diversity is the richness and variety that different people bring to society. There are specific differences between people, all of the features that make each of us an individual, and there are broader, for example: appearance, gender, race, culture, ability, talent, beliefs. I must value the contributions made by my residents’ different perspectives, different ways of thinking and different approaches. Equality is assuring 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, Diversity and Rights within a Health and Social Care setting. In this essay, I will explain Equality, Diversity, and out Rights as human beings, I will also talk about how these things can affect us as individuals, and also how they can affect our communities. Equality is when all people are treated fairly and have the same value as others, however, this does not mean that everyone should be treated the exact same. With equality we have to recognise that different people have different needs. According to Stretch B’ and Whitehouse M’ ‘The word ‘equality’ is often linked to ‘opportunity’.
Individuality can be a positive advantage in all aspects of life. Equality can be more accurately described as when people are given equal opportunities giving them access to the same rights, choices and resources no matter of their gender, race, age, sexual orientation, religious belief or cultural differences. • Inclusion Inclusion is a right for every individual. Inclusion is to embrace all people regardless of race, gender, disability, medical or other need, culture, age, religion and sexual orientation. It is about giving equal access and opportunities and getting rid of discrimination.
Principles of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion in adult Social Care settings. 1.1 Define what is meant by :- Diversity:- Working with individuals with a range of social, cultural, disabilities and language & ethnic backgrounds. Each individual should be treated fairly & equally. Equality:- To treat the individuals fairly & equally, making sure the person is given the best care & treatment, & to make their own decisions to the best of their ability, also in line with their own interests. As the carer, we should inform & support the individual.
1.3 Explain how practices that support diversity, equality, inclusion reduce the likelihood of discrimination. Practices that support diversity, equality and inclusion to reduce the likelihood of discrimination may include people having a better understanding of certain religions and cultures. This is to give people a chance to feel included and feel supported and not feel left out and feel like they don’t belong. Ensure individuals are included in all activities and are given the opportunity to make their own decisions and be treated equally. Also talking to colleagues and managers who may
Equality Equality is about creating a fairer society, where everyone can participate and everyone can fulfil their potential. Equality means being equal in status, rights and opportunities no matter what their race, disability, gender, religion, beliefs and cultural differences, sexual orientation and age. Inclusion Inclusion is a sense of belonging, feeling included, feeling respected, valued for who you are even if the person lacks some advantages, feeling a level of supportive energy and commitment from others so then you can achieve your best. Inclusion ensures everyone has access to resources, rights, goods and services and be able to participate in activities. 1.1 Explain models of practice that underpin equality, diversity and inclusion in own area of responsibility.
Unit 303 - Promote Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care or Children's and Young People's Settings Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion 1.2 Describe the potential effects of discrimination Discrimination on the grounds of age, gender, race, sexuality or ability can damage a person's self esteem and reduce their ability to develop and maintain a sense of identity. The potential of effects of discrimination are likely to vary between different people, these could be emotional or physical or potentially both at times. Possible effects could be: - Depressions - Low self esteem - Stress - Feeling isolated - Fear of rejection - Humiliation - Weight loss or gain - Anger Long term effects could be: - Long term depression - Increased behaviour problems - Difficulty communicating - Lack of acheivement - Restricted opportunities 1.3 Explain how inclusive practice promotes equality and supports diversity Inclusive practice promotes an indiviuals rights to acess 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.
unit 503 models of practice that underpin Equality, Diversity and inclusion in my area of responsibility. DIVERSITY Diversity is about recognising and valuing differences people have, recognising that though people have things in common with each other, they are also different and unique in many ways, This consists of visible and non-visible factors, which include personal characteristics culture, personality, their background and work-style in addition to the characteristics that are protected under discrimination legislation in terms of race, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender, religion and belief. A positive and productive environment can be made so everyone can feel valued and respected if we all understand individual differences and embrace them. EQUALITY Equality means being equal in opportunities, status and rights irrelevant of their race, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender, religion, beliefs or cultural differences. It's about promoting an equal/fair environment where everyone is given thee same opportunity to be involved and be able to participate to fulfil their potential.