Category: 203: Introduction to equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings (SHC 23)

Using the table below, identify three ways of challenging discrimination, and describe how each will promote change.

  Way to challenge discrimination How this will promote change Speaking up if somebody is being discriminatory. It lets the person know that their behaviour is unacceptable and may allow the opportunity to educate them about why discrimination is wrong. Having a company equality and diversity policy that all employees are required to read. It…

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For each of the following people/groups of people, describe two different possible effects of discrimination

Individual They become angry and upset that they are being treated differently to others. They lose self-esteem as they are made to feel that they are worth less than others.  Their families  They feel guilty that they have entrusted the care of their relation with someone that is discriminatory. They put a complaint in to…

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Using the table below, explain in your own words what each term means. Give one example from care practice to illustrate your explanations.

  Explanation Example Diversity Recognising the differences in individuals and being positive about those differences and respecting them. An employer working with an employee to create a flexible working pattern to accommodate their childcare requirements. Equality Giving all individuals equal opportunities and access  regardless of their gender, gender reassignment, age, disability, religion, beliefs, sexual orientation…

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Write a brief account that describes practice which excludes the individual and is discriminatory.

Discriminatory practices are those which exclude certain individuals either directly or indirectly. This could be as subtle as not offering culturally acceptable foods (such as kosher, halal or vegetarian options) or as blatant as assuming a homosexual individual will not want to play football. Similarly, you should not ask only female individuals if they would…

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Write a reflective account describing: How your personal preferences, attitudes, heritage and beliefs might impact on working practice. How to ensure that your own practice is inclusive and respects the beliefs, culture, values and preferences of individuals.

As a Buddhist layman, my beliefs are those of loving kindness and gentleness and it is regarded as unskillful practice for me to harm or be involved in the harm of living creatures. Although I do eat meat, I do not believe in the killing or harming of animals for sport. In contradiction to my…

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