Nvq3 Unit 303

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Assignment 303 Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings. Task A Ai explain in your own words what each term means. Give one example from care practice to illustrate your explanations. | Explanation | Example | Diversity | Diversity is about valuing individual difference. Diversity challenges us to recognize and value all sorts of differences in order to make our environment a better place for everyone to work. | Diversity is visible and non-visible differences which include personal characteristics such as background, culture, race, personality disability, age, gender belief are religion. | Equality | Equality is about making sure people are treated fairly and given fair chances. Equality is not about treating everyone in the same way, but it recognizes that their needs are met in different ways. | Equality focuses on those areas covered by the law, Equal wages for the employees with same qualification, experience doing the same job. | Inclusion | Inclusion is about ensuring that there are no barriers that would exclude people or make it difficult for them to fully participate in society. People must be included in all aspects of life, not excluded from some of them because of an illness or disability. | Providing a ramp to give wheelchair access to a building and Providing information in a range of languages and in audio format. | Discrimination | Discriminating people on the grounds of age, gender, race, sexuality or ability can damage persons self esteem and reduce their ability to develop and maintain a sense of identity. When people are affected by discrimination they experience anger, humiliation, frustration and a feeling of hopelessness. They are made to feel worthless and at less value than others. | Harassment, inappropriate jokes,
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