Assignment 303 Principles of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion in Adult Social Care Settings
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Task A Short answer questions
Ai Using the table below, explain in your own words what each term means. Give one example from care practice to illustrate your explanations.
Diversity: The concept of diversity encompasses acceptance and respect. It means understanding that each individual is unique, and recognizing our individual differences. These can be along the dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, or other ideologies.
Example: One of my workmates wears a head cloth due to her religion, every one who works with her accepts that and do not object or make fun of her... Every one respects her religion.
Equality: Equality…show more content…
How can I develop my skills further?
Essential learning for specific tasks, the induction provide you with the basic information and skills necessary for work
There will be some tasks, however, that you may be required to do, that will need further learning before they can be performed safely. Examples include, using moving and handling equipment and preparation of food. Your employer must provide you with the learning you need to be able to perform these and other tasks safely. You should not be asked to undertake these tasks without having added the appropriate learning to your induction.
Learning should continue throughout your career, and should enable you to develop new skills, and open up career options.
Remember that you need to have a look at our policy's and various Act's which may include:
Sex Discrimination Act, Race Relations Act, Disability Discrimination Act, Equality Act, Human Rights Act, Health and Social Care Act (Regulated activities) and the Essential Standards, Codes of Practice for Social Care Workers.
For me as a trainer, I need to challenge any abuse and explain why it is wrong.
c) A description of how inclusive practice can promote equality and support diversity.
Through Training and Discussion: Training and discussions are essential to raise awareness of diversity, equality and inclusion in any work settings. Discussion in meetings or group discussion among staffs play a vital role to raise awareness of equality, diversity
I am very consciencous person and have been brought up to always show respect and treat others as i would like others to treat me. I think this definately reflects in my work and how i behave in general. I am a very much a 'people' person and have always been interested in really getting to know people. I am the joker in my group of friends, always having a laugh and social a lot. I always look on the bright side of a situation. Im a great believer of happiness promotes happiness. I also notice when empathy is needed. I have a very large family, this makes me realise the enormity of diversity. I have 4 siblings, all from the same background with the same upbringing but we couldn't be more different. This just goes to show that you should never stereotype. Everyone is their own person which makes everyone unique. We often have differences of opinion, we have learned over the years to listen to each other as well as voice our own opinions.
My Mother is Church of England and my Father is a catholic so i was bought up to choose my own prefences in faith. i think this has benefited me because i have learned to respect that everybody has different beliefs, if any at all. I think this makes it much easier for me to understand that everyone is different. I show no prejudice at all towards anybody at any time.I like talking to my clients about their prefernces and beliefs and try to help them practice their faith as much as posible. For example I have an elderly man in my care who is a muslim, i shall call him Mr. S. Mr S suffers from demensia and sometime forgets to pray, muslims pray facing towards mecca. We have put a sign in his room to help him face the right way to pray and remind him when to do so if he wants to. Mr. S also only eat halal meat, we cater for this. If any of the other residents ever ask why he does these things we encourage Mr. S to talk about his religion and explain it to the other clients, they are genuinely...