1.1 The concept of diversity encompasses acceptance and respect. It means understanding that each individual is unique, and recognizing our individual differences.
Equality is ensuring individuals or groups of individuals are treated fairly and equally and no less favourably, specific to their needs, including areas of race, gender, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation and age.
The term inclusion is seen as a universal human right and aims at embracing all people irrespective of race, gender, disability, medical or other need.
1.2 The potential effects of discrimination can be different for different people. The effects can be physical, emotional or a combination of both.
1.3 Inclusive practice promotes equality and and supports diversity by helping people with self confidence and helps you feel comfortable when all different types of people are involved.
2.1 Legislation and codes of practice relating to equality, diversity and discrimination apply to my job role as I work with all types of people such as people with different ages, religion and people with different interests and experiences.
3.3 The way that you would challenge discrimination in general is to discuss the reasons why certain practises are in place with your supervisor or with other staff who are working under you. Performance criteria.