Disability Discrimination Act 2010 Nvq3

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There are a number of policies and legislative pieces that relate to the work role I am in. The equality act 2010 combines several different legislative pieces that are all relevant in the health and social care sector. Under this act it states that it’s unlawful to treat any individual less favourably on the basis of protected characteristics such as age, gender, disability, race or religion, all of which can vary in the care sector. This will allow us as workers to give equal opportunities and respect any barriers in place by characteristics such as religion.
The disability discrimination act 2005 state that it is unlawful to discriminate against any individual that has a disability in areas such as employment, facilities and services and

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