Level 3 Social Care Assessment Equality

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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. Equality removes barriers and helps to prevent discrimination. c. Inclusion Involvement of all individuals in given activities, mutual respect, promoting feelings of self-worth, opportunities for having input. It may include full and active participation, feeling valued, respected and a sense of belonging, d. Discrimination It may include the unfair or unequal treatment of an individual on the grounds of gender, age, religious beliefs, ethnicity, language, social class, sexual orientation etc., when an individual is treated less favourably than someone else in the same situation. It may include being unfairly treated, disadvantaged or excluded. 2. Describe the potential effects of discrimination (1.1.2) Effects include isolation, possible exclusion, demoralisation and marginalisation, situations where self-esteem, confidence and resilience have the potential to be damaged. 3. Explain the importance of inclusive practice in promoting equality and supporting diversity (1.1.3) Inclusive practice is about the attitude, approaches and strategies taken to ensure that people are not excluded or isolated. Supporting diversity by accepting and welcoming people’s differences, and promoting
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