Principles of Diversity Equality and Inclusion Is Adult Social Care.

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Principles of diversity equality and inclusion is adult social care. 1.1 Define what is meant by: * Diversity = Diversity means the understanding that every individual is unique and every individual has their own differences such as race, age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion etc. * Equality – Equality means that every individual is treated equally and fairly, everyone has the right to have the same chances as everyone else in life no matter what race, age, gender etc they are * Inclusion – inclusion means ensuring everyone feels included, wanted and respected. No one should be left out or ignored because of their race, gender, age, ethnicity, religion etc. * Discrimination = means treating a person or group of people differently because of their race, age, sexuality, gender, ethnicity etc. 1.2 Describe how direct or indirect discrimination may occur in the work setting. * Direct discrimination may occur if an individual applies for a job but is turned down due to their disability, or if an individual is refused a promotion due to their age. * Indirect discrimination may occur if an individual has specific religious beliefs and appropriate food is not provided (halal meat or kosher) or appropriate equipment is not provided (Quran, bible). 1.3 Explain how practices that support diversity, equality, inclusion reduce the likelihood of discrimination. Practices that support diversity, equality and inclusion to reduce the likelihood of discrimination may include people having a better understanding of certain religions and cultures. This is to give people a chance to feel included and feel supported and not feel left out and feel like they don’t belong. Ensure individuals are included in all activities and are given the opportunity to make their own decisions and be treated equally. Also talking to colleagues and managers who may

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