Unit 203 – Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings
2.1 Key Legislation and codes of practice relating to diversity, equality, inclusion and discrimination include:
Sex Discrimination Act 1975
Race Relations Act 1976.
Equal Pay Act 1970
Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (as amended)
Race Relations Act 1976
Sex Discrimination (Gender Reassignment) Regulations 1999.
Disability and Discrimination Act 1995
2.2 Person centered planning approaches helps with interacting with individuals in an inclusive way, it helps to focus on ways of helping and supporting people to achieve greater choices and control. This way of working in turn encourages greater inclusion within local communities and socially for the individuals. Simply put it is ensuring the individual remains at the core of everything you do and that they are involved at every stage of decision making.
2.3 Discrimination may be challenged in adult social care settings by two co tenants living together sharing living areas. This may cause several conflicts such as, one person watching tv loudly late at night, a person cooking meats whilst the co tenant is a strict vegetarian, different religious views.
3.1 I am aware that I can access a wealth of information from the internet, local libraries, my line manager, company’s policies and procedures. I can also signpost individuals to welfare rights, local citizen’s advice, person’s social worker, equality officer at job center plus, local advocacy.
3.2 I can access support and information from my line manager and I would do this as soon as I had any concerns or queries about equality, discrimination, inclusion or diversity. If my line manager was not available I could go to our training manager or request further refresher training.
Unit 204 – Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
1.1 Physical abuse: includes hitting, slapping, pushing,...