Mr D Barns Essay

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SHC 33 1.1 Diversity The differences between individuals and groups in society arising from gender, ethnic origins, social and religious backgrounds, family structure, disabilities, sexuality and appearance Equality Ensuring individuals including those people with disabilities and learning difficulties are treated fairly and equally and no less favourably, specific to their needs and rights in life and in the community. Inclusion A term used by people with disabilities and other disability rights advocates for the idea that all people should freely, openly and without pity accommodate any person with a disability without restrictions or limitations of any kind. Although disability rights have historically existed as a relatively cohesive movement, the movement centred on inclusion has only recently begun to take shape and to position itself in the eye of the general public. 1.2 To be discriminated against means for people to put you into a group because of your disability, cultural background, gender and not to be included in everyday life, your community and employment. 1.3 Discrimination can interfere with children’s rights, access to equal opportunities and their community and promoting positive aspects of diversity. Also discrimination has no place in settings for children. Settings should always aim for inclusion which is the opposite of discrimination 2.1 Laws which apply in Health and social care for young people and vulnerable adults: 1989 Education Regulations (school records) 1989 The Children Act 1990 Access to Health Records Act 1995 Disability Discrimination Act. 1997 Protection of Vulnerable Adults act 1989 Protection of Children Act 2010 Safeguarding Act 1984 Data Protection Act 2000 Care Standards Act 2001 Children’s homes regulations I must adhere to the above laws and legislation to promote inclusion,

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