People have different needs, ambitions and situations. Every person should have equality of opportunity. This means opening up access for everyone, ensuring that everyone has a chance to take part in society on an equal basis to be treated appropriately regardless to their differences. Equality is about treating people fairly and equally. Sometimes in order to treat people equally you have to treat them differently.
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.
1517 Introduction to Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings. 1.1 Explain what is meant by: Diversity is about difference, and a value of diversity is the richness and variety that different people bring to society. There are specific differences between people, all of the features that make each of us an individual, and there are broader, for example: appearance, gender, race, culture, ability, talent, beliefs. I must value the contributions made by my residents’ different perspectives, different ways of thinking and different approaches. Equality is assuring 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.
Diversity also means identifying and eliminating all forms of discrimination and putting measures into place to overcome employment disadvantage faced by equal opportunity groups. * Equality Equality means treating everyone with fairness and respect and recognizing the needs of individuals. It is the quality or state of having the same rights, social status, etc. * Inclusion Inclusion means to be fully included, to make people feel valued and respected, irrespective of ethnicity, culture, gender, disability, age, religion or sexual orientation. It is about giving equal access and opportunities.
SHC 33: Promote equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings. 1.1 Diversity refers to the variety and differences between people and groups in our society. These differences need to be recognised and respected.Differences can be related to Gender Ethnicity Social background RaceCultural backgroundReligion and BeliefsFamily structure DisabilitiesSexualityAppearance AgeEconomic StatusEqualityRefers to treating everyone in society fairly and equally. This does NOT mean treating people as the same, but as individuals whose opportunities will be as good as those experienced by others. Sometimes in order to treat people equally you have to treat them differently.
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, we can create a productive environment in which everybody feels valued. b. Equality means treating everyone equally regardless of their colour, age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability etc. it is different to treating people the same; different people have different needs, so individuality should be taken in to account.
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
UNIT 4222-303 Promote equality and inclusion in health ,social care or children’s and young people’s settings OUTCOME 1 1. Explain what is meant by • Diversity Diversity means difference, it recognises that people have things in common with each other but 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 background, culture, personality, 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.
Unit 503; Champion Equality, Diversity and inclusion Diversity Diversity 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 including 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. Equality Equality is about creating a fairer society, where everyone can participate and everyone can fulfil their potential.
Inclusion means that everyone should be included in the delivering of care and that the clients should be included in any decision making. Discrimination means that everyone should be treated fairly and nobody should be favoured over others. 1.2 The potential effects of discrimination would make the person been discriminated against feel angry, upset and bullied. 1.3 Inclusive practice is very important you need to make clients feel included and that their care plan is person centred. Here at the home we say no decision made about me without me.