DIP 1.3 TC 1.3 Inclusive practice is about attitudes and approaches taken to ensure that people are not isolated or excluded. and not to be excluded because of a disability, but to be included in all aspects of life. Some examples of inclusive practice are control over there own life choice and independence.Privacy, and dignity anti discrimination practice and confidentiality. TC 2.1 The key legislation relating to diversity, equality, inclusion and discrimination are as follows; relating to diversity and equality is the Equality Act 2006, and the Equal Pay Act 1970. These are both acts that includes service users, and employees or service providers.
Inclusion This is a universal human right. It means to embrace all people irrespective of their differences to one another. It is about ensuring the same opportunities and rights are available to all people and putting a stop to intolerance and discrimination. Inclusive practice promotes equality by making sure each individual is offered the same opportunities and it supports diversity because of this. The three practices are interlinked and can not work without each other.
1.1 Explain what is meant by a) Diversity b) Equality c) Inclusion ANSWER FOR EACH a) Diversity means that by the way each is being who they are is different from de next and the things that make the difference should be embraced by the society in order to enhance peoples life. b) Equality means that each individual is valued the same within the society (having the same rights under the law, equal access to healthcare, education, social resources or housing, the same opportunities of achieving their potential), regardless of their gender, race, faith, nationality, age, sexual orientation or class. c) Inclusion means the process of improving the ability, opportunity, and dignity of people, disadvantaged on the basis of their identity, to take part in society. 1.2 Describe the potential effects of discrimination ANSWER Discrimination can cause people to have low self-esteem, low self-confidence and low social expectations that can lead to stress and depression which can reduce people's life chances, career opportunities, difficulties in communicating or co-operating with others and can have negative effects on health and well being. 1.3 Explain how inclusive practice promotes equality and supports diversity ANSWER Inclusive practice towards improving people's ability, their dignity, their self-esteem and self-confidence by accepting and embrace their differences supports diversity and leads to improved life chances and also to equal opportunities for all, which promotes equality.
Ai Definition of person-centred values - The purpose of person-centred values is to ensure that the individual needing care is placed at the very centre of the decision making process about their life, the services and support they want and need. It is treating people as individuals, making sure they have their privacy, making sure they have access to their rights, treating people with dignity and respect and supporting people to be as independent as possible. Aii Why it is important social care workers work in a way that promotes person centred values - It is important to promote person centred values so that the individual will feel empowered and in control of their lives, be more confident about making decisions and so that they will feel valued and respected. Aiii Definition of the term ''consent'' in adult social care - Consent is the informed agreement to an action or decision. To establish consent would be to be given permission or approval on such actions or decisions.
Every individual should be supported and enabled to live in an environment which is free from prejudice and safe from abuse. Your responsibilities under the duty of care are to do everything reasonable within the definition of your job role to make this happen however you must be aware of potential dilemmas that may arise between the duty of care and an individual’s rights. During your work you may find yourself in situations where the individuals you are supporting do not agree with what you believe is best for them. In situations where there is a conflict of interest or a dilemma between an individual’s rights and your duty of care, it is best practice to make sure the individual is aware of the consequences of their choice and that they have the mental capacity to understand the risks involved in their choice. It is their right as an individual to be able to make informed choices about their own lives even if you disagree with their choice.
Champion Equality Diversity & Inclusion 1 1. Explain models of practice that underpin equality, diversity and inclusion in own area of responsibility Equality and inclusion are moral and legal obligations. As staff within this sector I have a role to ensure that in all aspects of my work everyone is given opportunities to thrive and to prevent any barriers that may stop them from reaching their full potential. Equality does not mean everyone should be treated the same. People have different needs and ambitions thus everyone should simply put have equality of opportunity.
Diversity is about recognising and valuing everyone’s culture, personality, age, race, sex, disability, gender, religion and beliefs. * Equality – treating people in a way that is appropriate for their needs. Making sure people are treated fairly and given fair chances. Recognise their needs and that they are met in different ways. * Inclusion – equal opportunities for everyone whatever their age, gender, ethnicity, to be included.
Irrespective of the provision made for long-term care it is imperative that these provisions supports the individual’s independence and where possible ensure that they are supported/assisted to achieve positive outcome. Wolfensberger 1975 developed “The Normalisation theory” it involves accepting people with disabilities, ensuring that they are offered the same conditions as other citizens. It includes housing, schooling, employment, exercise and the freedom to choose. It also involves placing emphasis on positive risk
Diversity is about recognising differences and valuing the differences. It consist of visible and none visible factors which include the characteristics of a person such as their background, culture personality. In addition to the characteristics that are protected under the discrimination legislation in terms of race, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation and age by recognising and understanding that everyone has the right to be treated as a individual and encouraging individuals to express their individuality freely if they wish everyone who is cared for in your setting will feel valued as a individual. Equality is about creating a fairer society where everyone can participate and has the opportunity to fulfil their potential this is stated in the department of health 2004. Equality also means being equal no matter what you race, gender, age, disability, religion, cultural differences and sexual orientation.
Taking in to consideration of other people’s views, opinions and specific needs, for example planning actives so that all can be involved regardless of disability or age etc. Biv- Explain How Working In An Inclusive Way Which Recognises Difference, Can Reduce The Likelihood Of Discrimination. Gain better understanding of different disabilities but also get to know the people so you know what they can and can’t do and so you don’t offend