Promote Equality And Diversity In Health And Social Care

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The CARE CERTIFICATE Equality and Diversity What you need to know Standard THE CARE CERTIFICATE WORKBOOK Equality and Diversity, Inclusion and Discrimination Promoting equality and respecting diversity are central to life today. To provide care and support that meets the needs of everyone you have to understand what these terms mean and take account of them in your work. Equality is about treating people alike according to their needs. You should make sure that everyone is given equality of opportunity. For example, you may need to give information in different formats (for example Braille) or make sure there is access to a building for an individual in a wheelchair. Diversity can be described as ‘difference’.…show more content…
In England, the Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers and Adult Social Care Workers is overseen by Skills for Health and Skills for Care. www.skillsforhealth.org.uk/code-of-conduct The Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers and Adult Social Care Workers includes the following principles: Be accountable by making sure you can answer for your actions or omissions Promote and uphold the privacy, dignity, rights, health and wellbeing of people who use health and social care services and their carers at all times Work in collaboration with your colleagues to ensure the delivery of high quality, safe and compassionate healthcare, care and support Communicate in an open, and effective way to promote the health, safety and wellbeing of people who use health and social care services and their carers Respect a person’s right to confidentiality. THE CARE CERTIFICATE WORKBOOK STANDARD 4 5 Strive to improve the quality of healthcare, care and support through…show more content…
The Assessment method used column is included to allow assessors to provide evidence of the type of assessment method that has been used to assess the Care Certificate criteria. This is likely to be noted as the Care Certificate Workbook, however if further evidence is also provided this could include professional discussion, observation, question and answer, e-learning, witness testimony etc. This column can also be completed to evidence competency using these example assessment methods. The Evidence location column is included to provide a clear signpost to where the learner’s evidence can be found. This may be within a portfolio of evidence, a continued professional development (CPD) file or electronically via e-learning or e-portfolio. Unit number R/601/5471 Y/601/1437 Unit title Level Introduction to equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s services Promote equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings THE CARE CERTIFICATE WORKBOOK STANDARD 4 17 Credit 2 2 3 2 Care Certificate Standard
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