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Describe how legislation, codes of practice, rules of conduct, charters and organisational policies are used to promote anti-discriminatory practice.

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P4: describe how legislation, codes of practice, rules of conduct, charters and organisational policies are used to promote anti-discriminatory practice. Unit 2: Assignment 2.4 (A) The children's act 1989 - The principles and concepts are shown below. Under the children acts, they have a general duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of the children within the area who are in need. Also this is putting the patient/service users of the heart of service Authorities must meet the standards of the child's need and promote the upbringing of the children by they family if safe to do so. Authorities should work with partnership with the parents. While the Local Authority will seek a Court order when required action is in the best interest of the child, the first option must be to work with the parents by voluntary arrangement unless to do so would clearly be placing the child at risk of significant harm. The Court will only make an order if it is better for the child than making no order. Consideration of the welfare checklist assists the Court in making this decision. In all cases when the Court determines any question with respect to the child's upbringing, the child's welfare shall be the paramount consideration. ...read more.


Service users who might need help to express their needs include those who: * Are ill * Are frail * Having learning difficulties * Use a second language. Also whatever the need of assistance, the support comes in the form of good communication. To support individuals to express their needs you will need to: * Keep service users informed * Ask questions * Use a preferred methods of communicating * Listen * Not make assumptions * Ask for help from others if necessary. Offering choices + ensuring well-being - Active promotion of equality and individual rights can also be demonstrated in the way we work individually with our service users. For example, offering people a choice related to their care and treatment can make a huge difference to the way people feel and respond to service. Choices around food, clothing and personal care are key to the service offered by health and social care assistants. As you can imagine, choosing your own clothes for the day and the food you want to eat at mealtimes are central to feelings of well-being and a sense of control over your daily life. Promoting anti-discriminatory practice - All health care workers have a responsibility to promote anti-discriminatory practices. ...read more.


practice required of social care workers The code of practice for employers of social care workers - this sets out the responsibilities of employers in the regulation of social care workers. The codes play a key part in regulating the social care workforce and in helping to improve levels of public protection. Adherence to the codes will be a condition of joining the social care register. Social care workers who breach the codes could be removed from the register, while employers who break them could face sanction. The codes apply to anyone working at any level in any social care setting. Over time, one million-plus social care workers in the UK will be invited to register with their relevant social care regulatory council. This will be one of the following: The general social care council in England The care council for Wales The Northern Ireland social care council The Scottish social services council The codes also apply to all employers in private, voluntary and statutory sectors. Whether you are a social care worker or a social care employer, you need to comply with the codes. Individual social care workers should take personal responsibility for ensuring they adhere to the code of practice for social care workers. Everything in them can be put into straightaway. ?? ?? ?? ?? Sana Parkar ...read more.

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