unit 12 nvq3
Pages: 4 (961 words) /
Published: Jul 7th, 2014
PRINCIPLES OF DIVERSITY, EQUALITY
AND INCLUSION IN ADULT
SOCIAL CARE SETTINGS.
1) Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion
1.1) Explain what is meant by :-
Diversity- recognises that all though people have thing in common they are also different in many ways. Diversity therefore consists of visible and non-visible factors which include personal characteristics such as backgrounds culture, by recognising and understanding our individual differences and embracing them we can create a productive environment in which everybody feels valued.
Equality- means treating people in a way which is appropriate for their needs.make sure they have fair treatment and access to opportunities even if they have different abilities culture, race, gender, or any other group characteristic.
Inclusion :- is to embrace all people regardless of race, gender age,ability you have to recognise we are one and have a sense of belonging.
Discrimination:- is an unfair or an unequal treatment of an individual on the grounds of age, ability, gender,race it's being excluded in the same situation.
1.2) Describe the potential effects of discrimination.
Direct discrimination may occur when you go for promotion and you don't get it because of age or disability. Indirect discrimination may occur when the employer wants staff to work nights and some staff can't due to having families are if the employee has disability.
1.3) Explain the importance of inclusive practice in promoting equality and supporting diversity.
Some firms will ask their employees to take part in talks to express their views and listen to which in turn helps everyone to respect and celebrate peoples differences, good practice, valuing individuality enabling them to fully involve not only in their own lives but everyone around them.
Understand how to work in an inclusive way.
2.1) Describe key legislation and codes of practice relating to Diversity,