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Equality diversity and rights in health and social care

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  • Essay length: 4260 words
  • Submitted: 21/03/2012
  • Marked by teacher: (?) Michelle Turrell
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this report focuses on discriminatory practice within health and social care settings. strengths of the report are that it provides some strong subject knowledge and links this in well with opinions. however, some of the report is hard to make sense of and it also lacks analysis.
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Marked by teacher Michelle Turrell 01/12/2012

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Level 3 - Unit 2

Equality diversity and rights in health and social care

P1 - explain the concepts of equality diversity and rights in relation to health and social care.

Introduction

In a health and social care environment equality diversity and rights are essential to ensure everyone is prune to having rights and has the right to be treated equally no matter their race age or sex and also to be accepted and respected.

Diversity

The concept of diversity encompasses acceptance and respect. It means understanding that each individual is unique, and recognising our individual differences. These can be along the dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio- economic status, age physical abilities, religious beliefs etc. It is the exploration of these differences in a safe positive and nurturing environment. It is about understanding each other and moving beyond simple tolerance to embracing and celebrating the rich dimensions of diversity within each individual.

Examples

Genders - In the past men had more rights than women and were seen as more

important. Women still earn less than men for similar work and find

difficulty in breaking through

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this report focuses on discriminatory practice within health and social care settings. strengths of the report are that it provides some strong subject knowledge and links this in well with opinions. however, some of the report is hard to make sense of and it also lacks analysis.
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Marked by teacher Michelle Turrell 01/12/2012

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