Describe discriminatory practice in health and social care There are many different reasons why victims get discriminated, these could be to do with their: culture, disability, age, social class, gender, sexuality, health status, family status and cognitive ability. There are ways Discriminatory practice can be shown through the following behaviours, infringement of rights, and covert abuse of power, overt abuse of power, prejudice, stereotyping, labelling, bulling and abuse. Infringements of rights is not respecting individual’s rights and not letting them practise their culture. This can lead to individuals feeling devalued and very sad, which will effect their health. Convert abuse of power is a hidden use of power to discriminate.
A few examples of this are: * Making them feel worthless or unloved * Valued as if they only meet the needs of another person * Inappropriate expectations imposed on them, whether through an individual’s age or development which causes the individual to feel frightened quite frequently or corrupt the individual 1d. financial abuse – This type of abuse is similar if not the same as stealing from an individual, or defacing peoples belongings or properties. It can also be where someone takes advantage of your money or restricts the use of an individual’s finances. 1e. Institutional abuse – This type of abuse is where the individuals are mistreated which is brought on by poor quality of care or poor support, affects the whole care setting.
L3 HSC Technical Certificate unit worksheet Unit 303 - Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings 1. Explain what is meant by? Diversity Is encompasses acceptance and respect. It means understanding that each individual is unique, and recognizing our individual differences. These can be along the dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, or other ideologies.
It is then repeatedly used but often has a damaging effect on the person. This can be identified as being deliberate or intentional behaviour that has a clear, definite or probably negative effect. People are more likely to have a self-defeating or destructive manner when either there are threats made to their egos or when they have low self-esteem. When people have low self-esteem they are more likely to be susceptible to having depression, anxiety and emotional distress, which are problems that are usually directly related to low self-appraisal. There are many examples of self-defeating behaviours like, being needy, guilty, envious, angry, obsessive, rebellious, addictions, eating disorders, procrastination, controlling, gossiping, self-doubt and depression.
UNIT 12: Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings Learning outcome 1 – Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion. 1.1 a. 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.
There are several causes for discrimination, which are the same for prejudice and stereotyping. Race is regarding a persons skin color or where they are from, ethinicity is the fact or state of belonging to a social group that has a common national or cultural tradition. Age is people discriminate people because of their age, usually older adults, gender are people discriminating against males and females and sexuality are people that discriminate others based on their sexual orientation such as; transgender and transsexual individuals. • How is discrimination faced by one identity group (race, ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability) the same as discrimination faced by another? How are they different?
Appendix B Part I: Define the following terms Stereotypes A stereotype is a generalization of a particular group based upon race, ethnicity, gender, or religious beliefs. Prejudice Prejudice is an unfavorable opinion or idea about a certain group of people. An opinion or idea that is resistant to change. Labeling Theory Labeling theory is a social theory which suggests that the reactions of society to certain behaviors plays a major role in defining or “labeling” people a certain way. For example, people get labeled as deviant based on certain behaviors (thief, prostitute, homosexual) and often begin to perform that role based on their “label”.
Equality of Opportunity and Discriminatory Practice Discrimination: There are a number of different ways that people can be discriminated against in the health and social care services as well as in everyday life. Some forms of discrimination are clear to see use of racist language for example, but others are more subtle or discrete. Some of the ways in which discrimination can be presented are: Avoidance - not going close to someone because they are different, Devaluing - failure to recognise achievement or unfair criticism, Verbal abuse - use of offensive or insulting language, Physical abuse - assaulting a person causing them physical harm, Negative body language, Neglect and poor care. •Direct Discrimination: This means that
Discrimination is when a resident/individual is treated unfairly or unequal to some one else. This could be because of their age, gender or race. It could also be because of their sexual orientations or even their religious beliefs or even due to a disability. 1.2 The potential effects of discrimination are that it can cause individuals to lose their self- esteem. It can lead to stereotyping, causing the individual upset.
It is about giving equal access and opportunities. 2.2 Describe the potential effects of discrimination. Being the victim of discrimination can negatively impact a person's emotional well-being and sense of self, especially if they experience discrimination on an ongoing basis due to an intrinsic characteristic of who they are as a person. People who are discriminated against may develop physical or mental health problems as a result of the discriminatory actions of others. 2.3 Explain the importance of inclusive practice in promoting equality and supporting diversity.