Assignment 303 - Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings Task B A) The equality act is a legislation that is in place to ensure that people are given equal rights and opportunities regardless of their age, gender, disability, reace, religion or belief and sexual orientation. This legislation promotes diversity, equality and inclusion by making it a requirement that they are commonly practiced and incorporated into the health and social care setting making it illegal to discriminate against a person / or persons for any reason. Diversity is all about difference, and its value is the quality and variety that different people bring to society. Examples of how people differ from one another, it can be through appearance, ability, race, gender, culture, talent and beliefs. Equality is about everybody being equal to one another, but not necessarily treating them all the same.
Manjinder hayer Unit 303 1.1 Explain what is meant by? What is diversty?The concept of diversity encompasses acceptance and respect. It means understanding that each individual is unique in their own way, and recognizing our individual differences. These can be along the dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs. for example some carers work with us who wear a head scarf because its part of her religion, everybody respects that and doesn’t treat her any different.
Charters promote anti-discriminatory practice as they describe the important of treating everyone equally, regardless of their values, religious beliefs and cultures. If the charter is broken, there would be consequences for the individual who is disobeying them. Codes of Conduct are highly beneficial within health and social care as they help those providing the services by understanding what expectations service users have while recieiving care and support including rights, roles and responsibilities. One code of conduct is The General Social Care Council. This organisation helps those working in health and social care setting by teaching them the rules of training and conduct which are vital to apply to their job roles.
Explain what is meant by 1.1 Diversity; is respecting individuals differences, recognising uniqueness of individuals and treating people as individuals. Also celebrating individual’s differences. Equality; is ensuring access to opportunities for all involved. Making sure everyone has equal rights and preventing discrimination Inclusion; is so everyone feels respected. Being valued for who and what they are.
Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (and amendments 1986, 2001) * Direct and indirect discrimination definitions * Positive action * Genuine occupational qualifications 2. Data Protection Act 1998 * Access to paper and computer held data * Various codes of practice relating to recruitment, personal details, criminal records and sickness absence records 3. Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 * The Duty of care to preserve the mental and physical health of all workers Briefly outline why Employment Law exists. Employment law exists to protect the rights of not only employees but employers equally. It outlines the basic guidelines to best practice within any work environment whether it is within the Health and Social Care sector or not.
2.1 Identify which legislation and codes of practice relating to equality, diversity and discrimination apply to own role 2.1.1 Equality Act 2010 2.1.2 Protected Characteristics 2.3. Describe how to challenge discrimination in a way that encourages change 2.3.1 Be conscious of own beliefs and attitudes and re-examine them whenever there is a temptation to treat someone differently from
Unit 3 Promote equality and inclusion in Health, Social Care or Childrens and Young Peoples Settings 1.1 Explain what is meant by diversity, equality and inclusion Diversity: Diversity means difference, Diversity recognises that even though people have alot in common with eachother they are all different in there own unique ways. Diversity conists of visable and non-visable factors which could include race, sexual orientation, disability, religion, gender and many more. By recognising these differences in people we could make a more productive enviorment for people where everyone feels valued. Equality: Equality means treating people in the appropriate mannor that you would like to be treated, everyone is equal no matter what background
Unit 4222-305 - promote person centred approaches in health and social care. OUTCOME 1 - UNDERSTAND THE APPLICATION OF PERSON CENTERED APPROACHES IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE 1.1 explain how and why person centred values must influence all aspects of health and social care work; Every person is different, they may have different beliefs, needs, disabilities, cultures, religious beliefs. Everybody has their own person centred care plan that helps them in an individual way, even if we know how to assist tenants we should still try to offer choices and independence. We also need to make sure that we don’t push our beliefs onto those who can not chose for themselves. 1.2 evaluate the use of care plans in applying person centred values; Care plans are the main source of tenant information, we can make these plans with requirements to suit specific needs and wishes of the individual.
OCF Diploma Health & Social Care Level 3 CT 306 – Principles of Diversity Equality and Inclusion in Adult Social Care Setting Credit 2 Level 3 Completed by Claire Hyslop (Copper Beeches Care Home) 1 understand the importance of diversity, Equality and Inclusion Explain what is meant by: Discrimination: Diversity is the understanding of different cultures and how these cultures impact on how, when and why people seek medical care. Individuality should be taken into account and people have different needs and wants and we need to meet these people where they are in their life and situation. Each person’s situation is different and it is respecting these differences and not offering favourable treatment to certain groups of people at the expense of those they hold prejudice against. Equality: Equality is treating everyone equal regardless of their, colour, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation or disability. It is different to treating people the same.
Explain how legislation and codes of practice relating to equality, diversity and discrimination apply to own work role 5. Give a couple of examples of indirect and direct discrimination 6. Describe how to challenge discrimination in a way that promotes change 7. Where would you go to seek advice and/or guidance related to any equality/diversity related issues that may arise Promote Good Practice in Handling Information in Health and Social Care Settings 1. Identify legislation and codes of practice that relate to handling information in health and social care 2.