The protected characteristics include: age, disability, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, and sex.
According to Baldwin (2003) health care disparities are the differences in health and health care between population groups including race, socioeconomic status, age, location, gender, disability, and sexual orientation. Disparities limits the improvements of quality health care which could result in unnecessary health care expenses. Factors that are contributing to disparities within today’s society are lack of access to quality health care and the number of individuals who are uninsured. As the population continue to grow and become more diverse health care disparities will continue to increase. Patient centered care efforts will improve health care and will assist with eliminating disparities. Patient centered care will promote patient
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.
In this essay, I will be describing how anti- discriminatory practice is promoted in health and social care. Letting clients using health and social care services and allowing them to have their own say and make their own decisions and social care professional respecting that promote anti-discriminatory practice. This helps make individuals feel empowered. National initiatives are made to make sure individuals using health and social care services are treated fairly e.g. someone could be treating a disabled person the way you would treat a normal person and just because they are disabled doesn't mean they must be treated differently and they are useless they should be treated with dignity and respect. One of the key National initiatives is
In term 2, I have learnt many things along the way from SAWI. Invisible discrimination is present worldwide and everyone has faced invisible discrimination before, be it the majority group or much more frequently the minority group. Discrimination is the treatment or making a different judgement against someone based on their group which that person is thought to belong to rather than by their personal achievements. This includes the treating of an individual or group based on their membership in that certain social group in an approach that is much worse than how people are normally treated. Discrimination restricts an individual of a certain group to be unable to have benefits or opportunities as another more majority group. A person does not have to be hurt in order to be
In spite of the fact that many still advocate for the purpose of equality, many other people believe that equality has already been earned, considering that it is the twenty first century in a first world country, segregation ended, women have more rights than ever, and people with disabilities are given more opportunities and benefits. In the book, the author shows how discrimination was back then, and they can connect with today’s events, despite the improvement of rights.
According to the Ability Center, The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) makes it unlawful to discriminate in employment against a qualified individual with a disability. The ADA also, outlaw’s discrimination against individuals with disabilities in State and local government services, public accommodations, transportation and telecommunications (Blanck 5). This document explains the part of the ADA that prohibits job discrimination. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission along with State and local civil rights enforcement agencies, work to enforce this part on the law (Blanck). The law unquestionably improved the lives of people with disabilities in many ways, especially by enhancing their access to businesses and public places.
Institutional discrimination focusses on the mistreatment of a larger group of people such as minorities, while individual discrimination focuses on the mistreatment of a single person.I think institutional discrimination is a more serious social issue because for the obvious reason that it affects more people, and also affects the logistics of society on a larger scale, for example, institutional discrimination has affected African-American home buyers.Statistics show that if you are African-American you are sixty percent less likely to get approved for a home loan, not only is their approval chance less but if they do get approved statistics show that their loan interest rates are also higher than that of white people.These statistics are
There are many healthcare disparities involving parasitic infection. One disparity, for example, is that any one can get parasitic infection, it is so easy to be infected by a parasitic infection. Also, to really prevent one from getting a parasitic infection, they would have to be extremely cautious on the food they are eating and the water they are drinking. It is more common in regions of tropical or subtropical to avoid getting infected. We can also get infected through our pets and the disparity in this is that its hard to keep up with everything to avoid getting infected with parasitic
What is institutionalized discrimination? According to our book it is a process that happens when the discrimination is “part of the way a social structure normally operates” (A/T). Discrimination by itself is behaviors that individuals condone and discrimination can be a single act. In my opinion, institutionalized discrimination is when an entire society (or any system) works together to negatively impact a group of people’s daily lives simply because they are a member of that group.
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.
Why do you believe these actions were discriminatory? The first case file with EECO by Tanya Conde girl friend of Samuel Varriano Maintenance #3 who was fired from Pitt University .The defendent 's in case Robert Godzik, William Franicola supervisor and Pitt University was dismissed . Now Robert Godzik and Pitt University have confidence themselves this isn 't a hostile work environment .With
World Health Organization (WHO) has defined disability as an umbrella term for impairments. Disability is an individual with a health condition such as Down syndrome cerebral palsy and depression, body functioning or structure on activity limitation. WHO, (2016) supported that people with learning difficulties they deserve privacy and dignity like everyone The Health and community Care Act 1990 protect people service users from abuse or neglect so that deterioration can be prevented or to promote physical or mental health and to allow independence and social inclusion. It also to improve opportunities and life chances, to help families and to protect human rights around people in need of the services. It has been argued Department of health, (2015) state that “people are living longer, which means there are likely to be more people with complex
There is a common phenomenon in the China that many people treated with inequality and injustice in health care. As as Martin Luther King, Jr.’s saying goes “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane”. From my point of view, i firmly agree with this point in that each individual has equal right to enjoy the suitable health care. It is intolerable for the whole society to make the health care injustice as a seriously public health problem. In this essay, some facts about the injustice will be given. Also, the solutions to deal with these problems will be provided so that this public health problem will be resolved in the future.
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