The protected characteristics include: age, disability, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, and sex.
When working with children and young adults, it’s important that we should challenge all cases of discrimination and take these all cases seriously no matter how small it is and make sure you deal with them as quickly and professionally as possible. The duty of the school is following the code of practice in promoting race equality which requires in monitoring and reporting all racist incidents to the in charge.
Diversity is to respect different cultures and beliefs of others and if this is ignored, you will not be able to learn about different cultures and beliefs and will be unable to understand or meet their needs when caring for them. Differences such as age, gender etc should be respected which is a legal requirement to respect all individuals. Britain is a multi-cultural society which means when working in the health and social care sector, you are likely to come across service users from different cultures and races. This also means that your colleagues may be a different ethnicity or from a different culture. Working with colleagues and caring for patients who are from different cultures and have a different ethnicity means that you can learn
In each of the areas of specialist hygiene and compliance which we provide, there are industry regulations, with which you must comply by law and codes of practice which offer advicse on good practice within the industry. You can rest assured that you and your business are protected if you can demonstrate that you have done your best to comply, either with TR/19 for ductwork hygiene including kitchen grease extract, British Standard BS EN 15780 for ventilation hygiene, or L8 for legionella control.
The social worker should appreciates people from various group and do not make assumptions on any person’s cultural identity. Social workers who respect diversity are careful to protect against jumping to conclusions or making decisions based on overgeneralizations and stereotypes. Challenge Social Injustice Social workers should eliminate the injustices in order to improve the quality of life for all and for the most vulnerable members of society. Housing issues, wages, types of jobs, education and financial matters are some of the areas where a minority population gets unjustified. Challenging social injustice is a long term plan.
Assignment 2 Know discriminatory practices in health and social care. Discriminatory factors- Age: Age is how old you are determined by year. An example of who may be discriminated against because of their age would be the elderly and the young.
Human rights play a significant part within the health and social care sector. The health care professionals should have knowledge on human rights entitlements and how to deal with any issues that infringes the rights that an individual is entitled too. The professionals should be able to practise in an anti-discriminatory manner that does not contravene anybody’s human
The aim of this case study is to use a knowledge of human growth and development to critically assess some of the theories a social worker might employ to understand a child and family. These theories will be applied to two members of the family, Sarah (single parent, 21years old) and Hannah (child 5 years old). Within this essay these theories will be critiqued in terms of how a social worker would assess and justify a form of intervention and if there are any limitations to these theories. In addition as to why it is so important for a social worker to have psycho-social stance when
If the goal is to create a society in which marginalized groups are equal citizens, then Social Work has an obligation to demand a moral-system that resonates with that objective. There must be a communal (collective) account of injustice, unfairness or oppression for any government-enforced redistribution or effort for reform to be rendered equally or indiscriminately. Without an emphasis on interdependence, a caring society, empathy, and intersectionality, Social Work’s assistance or governmental interventions in people of colors’ communities cannot truly be anti-oppressive, but rather temporary solutions to intergenerational inequality, crises, disparities and social
She is also unsure whether the patient wishes to report this issue. The social worker was presented with the ethical dilemma of choosing between respecting the patient’s confidentiality or intervening to disclose and report the issue to the hospital
Anti-oppressive practice focuses on the structural inequalities and places the blame that service users internalize on the structures and systems themselves (Ajandi, 2018). Humanistic and social justice values and ideas shape anti-oppressive practice (Healy, 2015). They address inequalities that affect opportunities of service users, due to the interlocking of social relations and oppression (Burke & Harrison, 2002). AOP aims to identify oppressions and define ways in which social workers can attempt to become anti-oppressive, avoid discomfort, and end oppression to service users (Strega, 2007). It highlights mutual involvement between the social worker and the service user, challenging forms of oppression and inequalities (Burke & Harrison, 2002), and presents the idea that service users do not occupy a “single identity”, but instead have interlocking oppressions that work together to put clients at a social disadvantage (Strega, 2007).
Are met by professionals, because due to their illness they are experiencing changes and therefore the relevant staff will be able to help with the specific care that they need for their specific needs. This will help professionals to be able to support the client in the best possible way that will benefit them overall when receiving their care
Discriminatory and Non-discriminatory practice A setting must have a code of practice and policies which make sure discrimination cannot occur and that they are not breaking the law. Nursery setting must recognise and respond to the needs of the individual who access their setting. Discrimination is behaviour or action that is motivated by unfair beliefs. This can take a range of forms and can take place for a multitude of reasons and usually occurs through lack of knowledge and an understanding of diversity, every childcare professional must be conscious of the fact that a child or young person will experience some form of discrimination against them throughout their time in school, a child may be discriminated against for any reason; because