Our work place policies, procedures, codes of practice and legislation requirements for:- Diversity is respecting and maintaining the dignity and privacy of clients recognizing issues associated with the identity needs of other service users as well as the clients own interpretation of dignity and respect and the right to express his/her own identity, culture and lifestyle. Equality is ensuring people are treat with fairness no what their age, race or gender; treating people according to their individual needs. To protect the rights and promote the interests of clients and employees respect for individuality proving and promoting equal opportunities recognizing individuals needs of care and preferences. Supporting clients to take control of their own life choice and independence. For example I was facilitating a group regarding substance misuse and a client told me she didn’t need to be there as she never used drugs and wasn’t a “junky” but everyone else did. I explained to the client that alcohol was a drug and that the group was to inform everyone of the potential risk of any drug and that it would be beneficial for her to stay and also within the unit no matter what substance a client used everyone was here for the same reasons. Inclusive practice is about the attitudes, approaches and strategies taken to ensure that people are not excluded or isolated. It means supporting diversity by accepting and welcoming people’s differences, and promoting equality by ensuring equal opportunities for all. I use this daily in my job by including all clients in activities that I am undertaking for example a quiz or relaxation, everyone is welcome and to those who are too poorly I reassure that there will be other activities on during the week. Discrimination is upholding public trust and confidence in social care services and not abusing, neglecting or exploiting clients or colleagues. Not discriminating or condoning discrimination or placing yourself or others at
I have done my presentation on equality diversity and rights I have chosen to do my presentation on a care home setting. I will be looking at the different aspects of care that is available at the care home and the possible barriers of care that may or may not be over come. I will also be looking at acts that are in place to protect the service user against abuse. I will also look closely at the safety measures they have in place to care for the service user and make sure that the service user is….
Diversity, equality and inclusion in a work setting
Diversity means variety. The concept of diversity encompasses acceptance and respect. It means understanding that each individual is unique, and recognizing our individual differences. These can be along the dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, or other ideologies. It is the exploration of these differences in a safe, positive….
Principles of diversity, equality & inclusion in adult social care settings
By Debbie Rumney
Unit 33: Principles of diversity, equality & inclusion in adult social care setting
1.1 Explain what is meant by Diversity, Equality, Inclusion and Discrimination
The term Diversity means difference. When we use diversity as a contrast or an addition to equality it is then about recognising individual as well as group differences. Treating people as individuals and placing positive values on diversity in the….
PRINCIPLES OF DIVERSITY, EQUALITY, AND INCLUSION IN ADULT SOCIAL CARE SETTINGS.
It is about difference, and its value is the richness and variety that different people bring to society. There are so many ways in which people differ from each other.
-Promotion of individual rights.
It is about treating people fairly, regardless of their differences by ensuring….
Leaflet to support the course
In the adult social care setting there are seven main pieces of legalisation relating to diversity, equality and inclusion these are:
The Human Rights Act 1998-this right can be used to protect against organisation such as: police, counsels and private companies, court cases will state the Human rights act.
The Disability Discrimination Act 2005-stops people with disability from being treated differently.
The Equal Pay Act 1970-protects women from being….
Bi Create a leaflet
Legislations and codes of practice relating to diversity, equality, inclusion and discrimination
Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
You share the responsibility with your employer for your own safety and of all people that you support
Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006
An employee is refused a promotion, because of their age
Employment Equality (Religion or Belies) and (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003
An employee is refused e.g. training or….
Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings
Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion
What is 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….
Diversity, Equality and Inclusion
To understand what discrimination is, we first have to understand the meanings of diversity, equality and inclusion within our society and social health care.
Diversity outlines difference and variety; we are all different we have characteristics that make us individual, these come from and include: race, religion, age, gender, beliefs, appearance, abilities, talents and sexual orientation.
These characteristics give us our uniqueness in society….
Unit 303: PRINCIPLES OF DIVERSITY, EQUALITY AND INCLUSION IN ADULT SOCIAL CARE SETTINGS.
Diversity means difference. Diversity recognises that though people have things in common they are also different and unique in other ways. Diversity is about recognising these differences and valuing them. Diversity is in the form of visible bind, non-visible differences which include personal characteristics such as background, culture, personality and race disability, age, gender belief and religion….
Promote Equality and Inclusion in health, Social care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
1.1 Explain what is meant by
Diversity: is meant by acknowledging that each individual is unique and recognising individual differences, for example; culture, ability, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation or any other individual characteristic.
Equality: is fair treatment and access to opportunities for all regardless of differences like their ability,….