1. Understand diversity, equality and inclusion in own area of responsibility
1.1 Explain models of practice that underpin equality, diversity and inclusion in own area of responsibility.
Equality is to treat all as individuals; to respect race, disability, age, gender, religion, beliefs, culture and sexual orientation. Everyone has fair access to opportunities and chances.
Diversity is to value that we are all unique and yet similar. We have different needs, interests, learning styles, language and personality etc.
Inclusion is to incorporate all of the above into our environment to promote positive outcomes and the opportunity to feel valued and empowered to succeed.
There are legislations, policies and codes of practice which endeavour to promote and protect equality, diversity and inclusion, giving guidelines and procedures. Within the setting all staff are aware of the Equal Opportunities policy incorporating the Sex Discrimination Act 2006, Race Relation Act 2000, Disabled Persons Act 1986, Health and Social Care Act 2008, Safeguarding and Disability Discrimination Act 1995/2005.
CQC also inspect that I am delivering a service that takes into account cultural background and the language you speak sex disability age sexual orientation religion or belief
I also have to make sure that your human rights are protected by checking that customers are treated with respect and dignity. I also have to ensure that customers are given choice and control over the care they receive.
1.2 Analyse the potential effects of barriers to equality and inclusion in own area of responsibility.
1.3 Analyse the impact of legislation and policy initiatives on the probation of equality, diversity and inclusion in own area of responsibility.
2. Be able to champion diversity, equality and inclusion.
2.1 Promote equality, diversity and inclusion in policy and practice.
2.2 Challenge discrimination and exclusion in policy and