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Division of Childhood Studies, Health, Care & Public Services BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (2012-2013) Assignment Brief Unit 6 Cultural Diversity in Health and Social Care |Assignment Issue Date: |7/01/13 | |Task Number: |Hand In Deadline: | |1 |21/1/13 | |2 | 28/1/13 | |3 |25/2/13 | |4 |18/3/13 | Introduction The aim of this unit is to introduce learners to the knowledge and understanding relating to cultural diversity in health and social care and also develop their understanding of its values and how it can be used to promote equality of opportunity for service users. The unit explores the diversity of individuals in society from a wide range of different religious and secular backgrounds. In a multicultural society it is important that diversity is recognised, understood and respected by those working the health and social care sectors. Learners will investigate the factors that influence equality of opportunity for individuals in society. The Learning Outcomes for Unit 6 are to: 1. Know diversity of individuals in society 2. Understand beliefs and practices in different religious or secular groups 3. Understand factors that influence the equality of opportunity for individuals in society 4. Know the role of legislation, codes of practice and charters in promoting diversity. Remember: Use the

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