In order for a government to promote unity, all citizens must be content with the way the country is being handled. Therefore, it is incisive that a government protects minority rights to the fullest extent possible in order for peace and order to maintain throughout society. It is the duty of the government to maintain a certain level of peace and order throughout society. In order to ensure fair and equal rights for all national minorities, protection of individual rights must be maintained. It is essential that governments undertake measures to promote equality and freedom and that they take steps to combat hate, prejudice, and discrimination.
Equality is about fostering and promoting the right to be different, to be free from discrimination, and to have choice and dignity and to be valued as an individual, with the right to your own beliefs and values. Health and social care services should meet the needs of people from all backgrounds. You should not be treated less favourably than anyone else because of your beliefs or your religion or because of any other characteristics you may poses. Equal opportunity is about addressing representation and balance, but is a term used in workplaces to describe the measures taken by organisations to ensure fairness between staff and patients. It means treating people as individuals, with different skills and abilities, without making judgment based on stereotypes.
Explain how person-centred values should influence all aspects of social care work (1.1.3) It is important that the rights of the individual are respected so that they are at the centre of their own care, this means that the carer must focus on what the individual wants and how they want it. 4. Explain how finding out the history, preferences, wishes and needs of an individual contributes to their care plan (2.2.1) Finding this information out ensures you give the individual the care they need designed specifically for them, and not just a general care plan. This allows the individual to lead their life the way they would whilst still receiving the care they need, for example, if a person has religious beliefs, having this in their care plan informs the carer and allows them to continue to follow their religion. 5.
SUPERVISION NOTES A i What is meant by the term Duty of Care Health and Social Care organisations have what is called a duty of care towards the people they look after. That means that they must do everything they can to keep the people in their care safe from harm. It is not only the care establishment that needs to prioritise the safety, welfare and interests of the people using its services, but also the Care Workers of the establishment have the same Duty of Care. The employer also has a duty of care for staff members, to ensure that working conditions are safe, and suitable to deliver the service. Duty of care is a legal obligation that is usually imposed on an individual person requiring them to adhere to a standard of reasonable care while undertaking or performing any acts of duty that could possibly harm others.
Unit 9 1.1 The definition of person centered values is to ensure that each person is treated as an individual, this means that we must make sure that their rights, choice, privacy, dignity and independence are all respected no matter what their age, religion or beliefs are. 1.2 This is to ensure we listen and know what each individual needs and making sure we strive towards these goals, this will promote self esteem and confidence which will make them feel valued and in control of their own lives. 1.3 We all take risks throughout out our lives, but if u do not allow someone to to take any risks you are denying them the right to choose the way they want to live, this is infringing on their free will, and as an individual you need to make choices that can be deemed as risky. 1.4 A care plan is as individual as each person is, it takes into account all the persons needs and is planned with them every step of the way, so by following this it makes sure that we are meeting their needs, and the care plan is evaluated and adapted regularly as the persons needs change so it is always current. 2.1 This can be done through talking to them, finding out who they really are and what their needs and preferences are, if they have family then talk with them to assist in finding out the persons history, what they like to do, if they have any interests they would like to be able to continue doing, whether this is just as simple as going to church on a Sunday or meeting up with friends.
Understand the Context of Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities 1. Understand the legislation and policies that support the human rights and inclusion of individuals with learning disabilities 1.1 Identifying the polices and the legislation that promote inclusion, the human rights of a person with learning disabilities of their citizenship and equal life chances, (National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990), (Disability Discrimination Act 2005), (Disability Equality Duty 2006). The individuals with learning disabilities should be treated with dignity, respect and have the same rights as everyone else. The approach for individual with learning disability for the 21st century (Department of Health 2001a). 1.2 These legislation are set to protect the vulnerable from abuse, prejudice or any form of harassment and labelling individuals or stereotyping them.
With euthanasia, whatever measures that can be taken to prolong the life should be taken. If there is any way to avoid taking a life it should be taken. Human life is also social. In the social part of the ethical life it talks about how every one’s life has worth. In our society we should be looking at everyone in the world as having the same amount of worth as everyone else has.
I will show that an absolute universal understanding of human rights must be adopted in order to ensure the dignity of every human being and to achieve the ultimate goal of world peace. I will do this by explaining the failings of the opposing theory to universalism, cultural relativism, as well as why universality of human rights is an essential aspect of human progression and is a necessity if we are to live in a world free from war and poverty. Firstly, it is important to consider the nature of human rights. Although interpretations of, and attitudes towards human rights can vary with significant degree, most share at least a few common aspects. For one, human rights are attributed to us, solely for our nature of human being (Orend, 2002, p. 41).
Understanding the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities. 1.1 Disability Equality 2001a, Disability Discrimination Act 2005, Equality Act 2010, National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990. 1.2 It safeguards those with learning disabilities from potential harm. They offer legal recourse for people who face discrimination, abuse and stigma. It also informs professionals on best working practice and how to support their service users in the best possible manner.
How we organize our society in economics and politics, in law and policy directly affects human dignity and the capacity of individuals to grow in community. The family is the central social institution that must be supported and strengthened, not undermined. We believe people have a right and a duty to participate in society, seeking together the common good and well-being of all, especially the poor and vulnerable. 3. Rights and Responsibilities The Catholic tradition teaches that human dignity can be protected and a healthy community can be achieved only if human rights are protected and responsibilities are met.