Unit 4222-303 Promote equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings. Outcome 1. Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion. 1.1 Explain what is meant by * Diversity – means difference and recognises that people have things in common with each other; they are also different and unique. Diversity is about recognising and valuing everyone’s culture, personality, age, race, sex, disability, gender, religion and beliefs.
These effects can also be felt by the individuals’ families and friends too. They can be subject to discrimination for having a disabled friend or family member. The effects on the person discriminating can be that they themselves are isolated by the wider society that don’t agree with their actions. This could also work the other way with the wider community agreeing with their discrimination. Either way discrimination has an effect on everyone.
Unit 303 Promote equality and inclusion in health, social care or young people's settings Diversity Each individual is unique. It is important to recognise the differences in people. Factors considered are: race ethnicity gender sexual orientation social-economics age physical ability religious beliefs political beliefs It is important that we not only recognise the differences between individuals, but that we embrace and explore them in a safe, positive and nurturing setting. Equality We must ensure that each individual person is treated fairly and no less favourably, specific to their needs, with all aspects of diversity taken into consideration. Inclusion This is a universal human right.
Assessment task SHC 33 – Promote equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings. Diversity is meant that each individual is different and unique and is about valuing individual differences. Equality is about making sure people are treated fairly and given fair chances. Not everybody is the same but it will recognise their needs and those they are met in different ways. Inclusion means everyone to be included regarding gender, race and age.
e. Explain: * the importance of inclusion and its link to the terms in “d” Inclusion links with diversity and equality. It is important to understand someone's differences so that you can include them and treat them equally and fairly. Everyone should feel respected. Being valued for who and what they are. Everyone has a full and active participation and have a sense of belonging.
Equality Equality is about creating a fairer society, where everyone can take part and has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Equality means being equal in status, rights and opportunities no matter what their race disability, gender, religion, beliefs and cultural differences, sexual preferences or age. Inclusion Inclusion is a sense of belonging, feeling included, feeling respected, valued for who you are even if you are lacking in some mental or physical capacity. Inclusion ensures everyone has access to resources, rights, goods and services, and is able to participate in activities. Discrimination Discrimination is when a person is treated less favourably or you receive a worse service than others because of your age, gender, race, sexuality, or ability.
I have listed other possible effects below * Long term effects may be: * Loss of motivation * Restricted opportunities * Limited access to services * Long term depression * Increased behavior problems * Difficulty communicating * Lack of education * Lack of achievement The effects listed above are not only ones that affect the individual; they are effects that can be experienced by the individual’s family and friends too. The individual’s family can become isolated from society through trying to protect their family member and will often experience verbal abuse for having a family member that is perceived to be different. Family members can sometimes feel embarrassed about the shame
A diversity approach aims to recognise value and manage difference to enable all employees to contribute and realise their full potential. Diversity challenges us to recognise and value all sorts of differences in order to make our environment a better place for everyone to work. Equality- Equality is about making sure people are treated fairly and given fair chances. Equality is not about treating everyone in the same way, but it recognises that their needs are met in different ways. Equality focuses on those areas covered by the law, namely the key areas of race, gender, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender and Age.
Inclusion also means ensuring people feel respected, have a sense of belonging and are comfortable and secure. Discrimination means treating a person less favourably or unfairly based on their race, ethnic origin, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender, disability, class or socio-economic background, as well as because of their marriage or civil partnership, gender reassignment, pregnancy or maternity leave, nationally or age. Discrimination can also include unfairly disadvantaging or excluding someone and treating someone less favourably than another in the same situation. 1.2 The effects of discrimination vary between individuals but someone being discriminated against may feel they are being prevented from achieving success or denied access to opportunities. They could feel harassed or bullied.
The concept of equality, diversity and rights in relation to health and social care Equality means creating a fair socity with equal uppourinties and no one being unfairly disadvantaged. Equality is the current term for “Equal Opportunities”. It is based on the legal obligation to comply with anti-discrimination legislation. Equality protects people from being discriminated against on the grounds of group membership i.e. Sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief, or age.