Inclusion is another important factor within healthcare. Everyone must be included and they should never be left feeling alienated or excluded from anything. If this happens it would affect the quality of life of any individual and as a carer we must ensure the maximum quality of life is ensured for anyone under our care. 1.2 Describe the potential effects of discrimination The effects of any kind of discrimination can cause a tense atmosphere making problems in the entire workplace for colleagues and the individuals in our care. This will create poor working conditions therefore affecting the quality of life for the individuals with in the care.
Social inclusion is generally seen as a description of activities aimed at removing barriers such as discrimination, isolation, poverty and fear to enable individuals and communities to fully participate in civil society. 1.1 Explain models of practice that underpin equality, diversity and inclusion in own area of responsibility In my role as a Care Coordinator I have a responsibility to ensure that service users, their families, friends and staff members and other professionals I’m working with, are treated equally. Everyone should be treated with dignity and respect. There are many legislation, Codes of practice and also my workplace Policies which regulate equality, diversity and inclusion within my area of responsibility. Some
REFLECT ON AND DEVELOP YOUR PRACTICE 1 Legal and organisational requirement on equality, diversity, discrimination and rights when working with individuals others to improve your knowledge and practice: The way we respond to people is linked to what we believe in, what we consider to be more important or what interest us. As a professional career we need to be aware that we work with vulnerable people so it is very important to make them feel good and provide our services to meet their needs. Careers should provide the same quality of care to all service user, not just for those who share their beliefs or view but to other service user from other culture or religion background. It is the right of service users to expect the best possible quality of care from those who provide it and high quality care requires all practitioner to regularly reflect on their own practice and look at ways of improving The care standard Act 2000 lay down the rule of trained staff which all care organization or establishment must have. The Human Right Act 1998 gives all service user the right to be treated with respect, dignity and receive the best possible care they deserve.
1.1b Define what is meant by Equality This means that everybody has equal rights regardless of their backgrounds , knowledge, religion or any factors that make them different. We must make sure they are recieving all the appropriate opportunities to help them in their care they recieve from the carers or staff. This includes all the services that are available to the individual must be told to them so they have the equal opportunity to use them if required if we only told certain people that would not be giving all users equality if as a care worker you see something or someone that is not getting these equal rights you must take action to ensure that they do by reporting the problem to the manager or somebody in authority so it can be sorted out promptly.. 1.1c Define what is meant by Inclusion. This is about giving equal access and opportunities to all and getting rid of discrimination and intolerance. This means identifying and removing any barriers so that all can have access and participation in all areas.
The people that you support have a right to expect that your practice is always of a high standard and up to date. 4.3 - Explain how to challenge discrimination and oppressive practice of others when working with an individual with dementia You should always challenge discrimination at work, but to do it, it is essential that you can recognise anti-discrimination practice. All work places have a discriminatory policy which all managers and employees should read and follow. My role is to protect vulnerable adults and and adults who do not have the mental capacity, people from discrimination, if you ignore discrimination when it happens this will be viewed as condoning. When discrimination happens it may be intentional, but it can also be because of ignorance or lack of unyou should always challenge discrimination at work, but to do it, it is essential that you can recognise anti-discrimination derstanding.
UNIT 6 Health and Safety at work 1.1 Health and safety is a major piece of legislation that all employers need to be familiar with. The aim of the act is to protect employees and it imposes major responsibilities on employers who can be heavily fined if they breech the act, Additional regulations have also been written which employers also have to comply with. Duty of employers; Employers must ensure the health and safety of their employees, they must show that they have taken all possible steps to do so. In practice most employers do this by providing training, safety equipment, carrying out regular checks and also by writing and implementing health and safety policy. Employers with more than 5 employees also have to carry out a risk assessment which identifies the potential hazards to employees and shows how the risks are to be managed or eliminated.
Support Individuals With Specific Communication Need 1.1 Explain the importance of meeting an individual’s meeting needs. Every individual has the right to communication as the Human Rights Act (1998) lists the freedom of expression as well as other rights relating to communication. As a support worker I have a moral obligation as well as adhering to the standards, codes of practice, guidelines, morals and law that govern my practice to ensure that communication needs are met. If an individual’s communication needs are not met then all aspects of their daily life can be affected such as not being able to communicate you are well and get help. This could be more severe in the case of abuse whereby the individual can’t communicate effectively to alert others if they are being abused and can be vulnerable to abuse.
There are also legal duties of care that must be accepted at all times. In my role as a support worker I have a duty of care towards the services users I support, my fellow colleagues and anyone that visits the premises. This duty of care is implemented in to the policy and procedures of the company. My duty of care ensures that I aim to provide high quality of care to the service users and ensure that they are protected and safeguarded from harm and anything that can hurt or affect their levels of care. Within this duty of care there also things like omissions or a failure to act that needs to be considered because if you fail to do something for a service user that is expected of you, then you have failed your duty of care and this can result in harm for the service user.
Question 1 Provide a definition of the term equality Equality means everybody is to be treated the same regardless of their characteristics. Equality includes any issue which could result in less favorable treatment to an individual or group of individuals based on their disability, gender, race, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief etc. Question 2 Provide a definition of the term equal opportunities Equal opportunities mean everyone should have the same chance to access work, education and health care despite any differences they may have. This includes the traditional ones like race, disability, gender, sexuality etc, to the more obscure ones like hair colour. Question 3 a All applications must be treated appropriately and someone cannot be rejected because of their gender, colour of skin, religion or any other type of discriminatory reason.
Conflict Resolution Paper Conflict Management By Bonnie Abrams Date January 19,2015 Course COM/100 INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION Instructor JOSEPH LAFRICAIN Conflict Management Conflicts are present in most areas of every individual’s life. Sometimes conflicts can be good in helping the individual and the teams grow. Thus it is always important to ensure that any kind of conflict is expertly managed at every situation. Conflict management is the technique of managing and identifying the reasons of conflict in an effective manner. This approach helps in reducing the negative aspects of issues and focusing towards positive aspects.