Key legislation and codes of practice which relate to equality, diversity and inclusion in adult social care are examined, together with ways of challenging discrimination. Learners are also provided with knowledge regarding sources of support and information on the subjects. Summary of Learning Outcomes: On completion of this unit a learner should: 1. Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion 2. Know how to work in an inclusive way 3.
This could be evidenced through role-play or work experience. You will need two witness statements, one for the one-to-one interaction and one for the group interaction. You will also need to provide a written reflection of both interactions. Assess your communication and interpersonal skills in relation to each interaction. For example what worked well and what would you change.
Support Individuals with a learning disability to access healthcare Outcome 1 A rights based approach means to treat all with the values of fairness, equality, dignity, respect and autonomy, values which are also at the core of quality health and social care. Some of the reasons why a rights-based approach to health and social care is considered to be best practice are that it supports health and social care staff in meeting their professional ethical obligations; it also improves the decision-making processes and enhances the health and well-being of all service users. The rights base approach also sends a message to society that people with disabilities are first and foremost equal persons with human rights. If an individual was unable to give consent regarding any treatment a best interests decision would be made on behalf of the individual by the individual involved in their immediate care which can be a support worker, social services or doctor. The individual should be given all of the relevant information surrounding the medication or treatment which they require.
Unit 4222-307 Promote good practice in handling information in health and social care settings (HSC 038) Level: Credit value: UAN: 3 2 J/601/9470 Unit aim This unit is aimed at those working in a wide range of settings. It covers the knowledge and skills needed to implement and promote good practice in recording, sharing, storing and accessing information. Learning outcomes There are three learning outcomes to this unit. The learner will: 1. Understand requirements for handling information in health and social care settings 2.
According to Stretch B’ and Whitehouse M’ ‘The word ‘equality’ is often linked to ‘opportunity’. All workplaces should have an ‘Equal Opportunities policy’ not least because the law states they must have one.’ Equality can affect our communities by bringing different religions, cultures, and beliefs together and making areas more diverse. Diversity is when different types of people come together and form a diverse setting. Diversity can be many things, such as, Ethnicity which helps to provide someone’s individuality and their own identity, Language, this helps to teach others a new language and help them to understand and communicate people from around the world who also know the language. Education, which helps to improve our individual intellectual abilities, this is also one of our rights.
Communication and Health in Social Care Student Number: Student Name: nadege nkontchu Lecturer: Group: Introduction References 1.1 Apply relevant theories of communication to health and social care contexts. My understanding of communication in health and social care is an idea occurs and how the message is sent through verbal or non-verbal communication to another person. The message is then received and decoded. My job requires that I am personally responsible to uphold the statement of values in all areas of my work. I have to provide emotional and educational support and demonstrate a caring towards others which is based on respect dignity and equality.
Equality, Diversity and Rights all relate to health and social care because, everyone should be treated equally, valuing individuals differences (race, ethnicity, beliefs, age etc. ), every individual has the right to be treated fairly, with respect, equally, not discriminated against, protected from harm/danger of any sort, and cared for in a way that meets their needs. In health and social care there are seven care value principles. The care value principles are important while working in a health and social care field as the principles should help form the basis of all a social workers relationships with clients as well as colleagues. The seven principles are: 1) The promotion of anti-discriminatory practice 2) The promotion and support of dignity, independence and safety 3) Respect for, and acknowledgement of, personal beliefs and an individual’s identity 4) The maintenance of confidentiality 5) Protection from abuse and harm 6) The promotion of effective communication and relationships 7) The provision of personalised (individual) care.
SHC 33: Promote equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people setting. 1.1 What is meant by: diversity, equality and inclusion? Diversity refers to the variety and differences between people and groups in our society. These differences need to be recognised and respected. Diversity is about acknowledging your prejudices, allowing people to be different and respecting these differences.
Kandole Annet M Mandatory unit worksheet Unit 2 – Engage in personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings (The numbers after the questions relate to the assessment criteria in the standards) If you are undertaking an English apprenticeship you need to complete questions 1, 2, 5 and 6 only 1. Describe the duties and responsibilities of your own role (1.1.1) My duty as a care giver is to know that it is important to treat people with respect, regardless of their age, race, colour, religion, cultural back ground, disability, or sexual orientation by promoting equal opportunities, rights, choice, dignity and diversity. My responsibilities, basing in my nursing home, I have to create a happy, positive, stimulating and a multicultural environment in which all service users can be cared for safely. It is also important that they are catered for individualistically and appropriately depending on their needs. To ensure that their bedroom ensuites and belongings for example, clothes and equipment are maintained, clean and safe use.
In my work role I also have a responsibility to provide a duty of care to all patients receiving care. This is `The legal obligation to safeguard others from harm while they are in your care, using your services or exposed to your activities`. (Collins 2015) I am required to work to an excellent standard and quality of care, adhering to my organisations policies in my everyday practice. The trust value that I meet are; `We put our patients at the centre of everything we do’ `We focus on our people’ `We involve our people in making decisions’ and `We deliver excellence’ (Trust values booklet.) I am expected to ensure that all patients are treated fairly and with dignity and respect, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and diagnosis, and always act in the best interests of the individual whilst allowing them to be as independent as possible.