Essay Unit 203 Principles Of Diversity

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Unit 203 Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings (203.1) Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion. Define what is meant by: Diversity : Diversity can be defined as being an individual in society whom as difference in the ‘norms’ of that society for example race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, or other ideologies. Equality: the state of being equal, especially in status, rights, or opportunities. Inclusion: the action or state of including or of being included within a group or structure. Discrimination: the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people, especially on the…show more content…
indirect discrimination – where set of work place rules or policies affect a group or minority and put them at a disadvantage but the benefit the rest Direct Discrimination – where a person is treated differently due to their personal characteristics protected by law usually treated or proposed to be treated unfairly I.E what that person can or cannot do. (3.3) Explain how practices that support diversity, equality and inclusion reduce the likelihood of discrimination. Practices that help support diversity, equality and inclusion to reduce the likelihood of discrimination may include encouraging people to express their views which are listened to, these will be respected and which are celebrated peoples. [203.2] Know how to work in an inclusive way. (2.1) List key legislation and codes of practice relating to diversity, equality, inclusion and discrimination in adult social care settings. Equality Act 2010 Human Rights Act 1998 Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (SVGA) 2006 2.2 Describe how to interact with individuals in an inclusive way. Being genuinely open to an individual’s needs, wishes, beliefs and cultural views whilst being respectful and sincere at all
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