Discrimination and Social Care

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UNIT 3 - PRINCIPLES OF DIVERSITY, EQUALITY AND INCLUSION IN ADULT SOCIAL CARE SETTINGS ASSIGNMENT OVERVIEW In this assignment you will consider best practice in promoting diversity, equality and inclusion which does not discriminate against others. You will look at relevant legislation, codes of practice and regulations governing adult social care and consider the consequences for a variety of people if these are not followed. You are asked to consider your own attitudes and beliefs and how these may impact on how you treat people and to reflect on your own practice. TASKS There are three tasks to this assignment. TASK 1 2 3 TASK 1 1. Explain in your own words what each term means. Give one example from care practice to illustrate your explanations. Explanation Example EVIDENCE Short answer questions Leaflet Reflective account OUTCOMES 1.1, 1.2, 3.1 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 3.2, 3.3 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

Diversity

Equality

Inclusion

Discrimination

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2. For each of the following people/groups of people, describe two different possible effects of discrimination. An individual

Their families

Wider society

Those who discriminate

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3. Using the table below, identify three ways of challenging discrimination, and describe how each will promote change. Ways of challenging discrimination:

How this will promote change:

Ways of challenging discrimination:

How this will promote change:

Ways of challenging discrimination:

How this will promote change:

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TASK 2 1. Your work setting is running an induction course for new social care workers in an adult social care setting. Create a leaflet which can be used to support this course. The leaflet must include the following: • A description of the legislation and codes of practice relating to diversity, equality, inclusion and discrimination. •...
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