This could reassure them that nothing is being hidden from them. | The Right To Dignity | Dignity is an important aspect of being a care provider because you should help the service user maintain their dignity and self-respect. | Being Able To Communicate Using Preferred Method | Every individual has the right to communicate in the way they prefer whether verbally, sign language, written etc. The care provider should always know other ways of communication than verbal. | Protection From Harm Or Danger | Both the service user and the service provider have the right to be in a safe environment.
In health and social care settings it is important that code of practises are put in place and work. Clients, patients and other service users are to be respected, treated fairly and given equal opportunites. Also service workers should also be given the same amount of respect and equal value to ensure that it is being promoted between both people. When service workers do their job correctly and give out positive equality it is given back to the service workers. All service users are given the same amount of care and treatment as everyone else but are still
1.3 Explain the importance of inclusive practice in promoting equality and supporting diversity. The importance of inclusive in promoting equality and supporting diversity, are by making sure there are no barrier stopping people from being included because of disability, race, age, sexuality, religion, gender etc. Providing the support that people need to live their life as fully as possible. Outcome 2 Understand how to work in an inclusive way 2.1 Describe key legislation and codes of practice relating to diversity, equality, inclusion and discrimination in adult social care settings. There are various legislations in place to promote equality and reduce discrimination.
Unit 203 Sarah Hornsby Diversity- Different beliefs and attitudes. For example beliefs,health status and intellectual ability of residents. The concept of diversity encompasses acceptance and respect, it means understanding each individual is unique and recognising our individual differences. Equality Means treating everybody fairly and equal, making equal opportunities available, this involves respecting individuals differences. Inclusion involves making the individual the centre of their life, involving them in everything that is about them so they are actively involved in all aspects of their life, care and support.
Unit 4222-207 Implement person centred approaches in health and social care. 6.1 Explain how individual identity and self esteem are linked with well-being. Everyone wants to be independent, confident, able, attractive, etc. If we make the residents feel comfortable, important and give them a proper care then it’s all linked with well-being. All the basic needs should be met in a certain way.
In the workplace, everyone should receive fair treatment and respect without regard for race, gender, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation or age. Equality also means that everyone should expect equal rights, equal access to all opportunities and not suffer discrimination. Inclusion means including people in activities, relationships and planning of their future. In a social care setting inclusion extends to service users being involved in planning their care and ensuring their involvement in activities and opportunities wherever possible. Inclusion also means ensuring people feel respected, have a sense of belonging and are comfortable and secure.
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.
These initiatives are very important to society and towards health and social care sector as it ensures that each individual is treated equally and that there is no inequality created between individuals no matter what race, colour, gender, age, culture, disabilities, social class, cognitive ability or health status they may be. What is a national initiative? These come under the sector of anti-discriminatory practices where they overcome discrimination if it takes place. There are three main national initiatives which cover anti discriminatory practice they are; Conventions, legislation and regulations. Code of Practice and charters as well as, the organisational policies and procedures.
It reflects that every human beings has the potential to be good, being lovable member of the society and always thinking positively as a civilized individuals or developing human being as long as they receive the required needs. For making sure that each service user will get treated the best humanistic way all the care staff has to get the
Firstly protecting the rights and promoting the interests of service users and care workers. This means that the social care worker has to allow the service user to have the rights that they are allowed. Also allow them to carry out their interests if it is allowed. Also, the social care workers managers should also understand that the social worker has rights and is allowed to do anything within their rights, unless being instructed to do otherwise by a senior care worker. It is especially important for the social worker to establish and maintain the trust and confidence of service users.