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Describe the potential effects of discriminatory practice on those who use health or social care services.

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  • Essay length: 1808 words
  • Submitted: 28/01/2012
  • Marked by teacher: (?) Diane Apeah-Kubi
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AS and A Level Healthcare

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Overall this piece of work contains some good example of discrimination and the effects of such behaviour on service users. However, there are quite a few instances of poor grammar which makes the intended meaning of some parts unclear at times.
3/5

Marked by teacher Diane Apeah-Kubi 01/12/2012

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Assignments P2, P3 and M1

P2 - Describe discriminatory practice in health and social care.

Discrimination is the unfair treatment of a person due prejudice, stereotyping and being judgemental. People can discriminate for a number of reasons; this could range from race, gender ethnicity, disability, Discrimination can be obvious or not obvious depending on the situation, overt discrimination is obvious and open so every one can see and know what's happening, the opposite of overt discrimination this is more hard to see or notice as its discrimination which is hidden.

A basis of discrimination could be stereotyping someone, stereotyping someone is creating ideas of characteristics without even know them; this is a basis as the stereotyping could lead to discrimination by treating someone unfairly. An example of this could be in a social care setting where a nursery helper stereotypes a child with ADHD as trouble and being difficult so they decide to leave the child out of group activities this could cause the child distress and upset and is a form of bullying, the nursery helper may not realise the effects and what they are doing to the child, but it is discrimination due

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Overall this piece of work contains some good example of discrimination and the effects of such behaviour on service users. However, there are quite a few instances of poor grammar which makes the intended meaning of some parts unclear at times.
3/5

Marked by teacher Diane Apeah-Kubi 01/12/2012

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