It could be done against those who are different in respect to their age, sex, nationality, ethnic background, religion, ability, financial status and size. 1.2 –Describe the potential effects of discrimination? Discrimination on the grounds of age, gender, race, sexuality or ability can damage a person’s 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 of less value than other.
There are so many ways in which people can differ from each other, including, for example: Appearance Gender Race Culture Ability Talent Beliefs. By recognising and understanding our individual differences and embracing them, and moving beyond simple tolerance, we can create a productive environment in which everybody feels valued. Equality is ensuring individuals or groups of individuals are treated fairly and equally and no less favourably, specific to their needs, including areas of race, gender, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation and age. It is recognised that some people and groups, because of a range of differences, find it more difficult to have their voice heard in mainstream society - their views, needs and perspectives may not be routinely taken into account, for example in planning services or undertaking research. Inclusion is about positively striving to meet the needs of different people and taking deliberate action to create environments where everyone feels respected and able to achieve their full potential.
Diversity consists of both visible and non-visible factors, which include personal characteristics such as; background, culture, personality and work style and also the protected characteristics such as gender, race, sexual orientation, disability, religion and belief and age. By recognising and understand individual differences we are able to create an environment in which everybody feels valued. 1.1 b- Equality Equality means the state of being equal, especially in status, rights, or opportunities. Equality is about making sure that people are treated fairly and given fair chances. Equality is not about treating everybody in exactly the same way.
UNIT 203: Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care 1 Understand the importance of equality and inclusion 1.1- Diversity: Diversity literally means difference. Diversity recognises that though people have things in common with each other, they are also different and unique in many ways. Diversity is about recognising and valuing those differences. Diversity therefore consists of visible and non-visible factors, which include personal characteristics such as background, culture, personality and work-style in addition to the characteristics that are protected under discrimination legislation in terms of race, disability, gender, religion and belief, sexual orientation and age. By recognising and understanding our individual differences and embracing them, and moving beyond simple tolerance, we can create a productive environment in which everybody feels valued.
* Inclusion – equal opportunities for everyone whatever their age, gender, ethnicity, to be included. 1.2 Describe the potential effects of discrimination. By discriminate against someone because of their gender, race, and ethnicity, their nationality, religion and age, disability, sexuality, race, culture and personal features. This can affect others physically in which they could show signs of poor health; they could also initiate physical harm to themselves etc. Emotionally could start believing in what they are being told and be emotionally harmed.
Unit 12 Tech sert Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care 1. Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion 1.1 Explain what is meant by Diversity, equality, inclusion, discimination Diversity refers to the fact that we are all different. Some of us are male, some female, some tall, some short, some dark skinned, some light skinned. We come from different cultural backgrounds, different faiths, and different family groupings. And we have different learning styles, different personalities, etc.
It may include being unfairly treated, disadvantaged or excluded. 2. Describe the potential effects of discrimination (1.1.2) Effects include isolation, possible exclusion, demoralisation and marginalisation, situations where self-esteem, confidence and resilience have the potential to be damaged. 3. Explain the importance of inclusive practice in promoting equality and supporting diversity (1.1.3) Inclusive practice is about the attitude, approaches and strategies taken to ensure that people are not excluded or isolated.
| 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,
- the effects of discrimination on individuals Treating people unequally can result in their losing their dignity, respect, self-esteem and self-worth and ability to make choices; individuals or groups being oppressed or disadvantaged. Discrimination, harassment and victimization leave the individual confused and
Inclusion means everyone to be included regarding gender, race and age. There are a lot of effects of discrimination, you could discriminate someone because of there gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, religion and age, disability, sexuality, race, culture, and personal features. This can affect others physically in which they could show Signs of poor health, they could also initiate physical harm to self, attempting suicide, cutting, etc. Emotionally, could start believing in what they are being told and be emotionally scarred. Socially could lead to more emotional harm, physical harm and intellectual harm.