1 Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion
1.1a Explain what is meant by • Diversity
Diversity means people being different and varied having unique and different characteristics, including cultural speaking different languages and ethnic backgrounds.
We all have different beliefs religion we are all different size shape gender.
We have to understand the importance and respecting individual’s, “differences” two people are never the same, we have to respect that a certain person who has different beliefs and religion may not be able to do personal care on a gentleman for cultural reasons, to understand that it is because of beliefs instead of the situation, Celebrating individual’s differences, ask questions if you do not understand and Treating people as individual’s, if they can’t perform as quick other members of staff we would Recognise uniqueness of individuals.
1.1b Explain what is meant by • Equality
Equality means that we are all treated fairly we all have the same support and we all have Equal rights.
In my workplace at the limes we all have the same opportunities, this means Ensuring access to opportunities for all.
We all have different job roles from management to senior to junior carers, it does not mean we are better at job as a senior it means we have a different knowledge to a junior, at the limes we always are Preventing discrimination if someone is different we understand people, not treating them the same as fails to take peoples different needs wishes and preferences. It’s about supporting each person to live their lives as they wish.
1.1c Explain what is meant by • Inclusion
Inclusion means Full and active participation, Feeling respected not talking down to people because a certain person feels they know better or could do the job quicker and better.
Feeling a sense of belonging being made part of something, being part of a team, supported feeling they bring different knowledge to the team