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Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care

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Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care Benefits of diversity to society Our study case, Jamilla has been treated differently from other people for example at school by not being provided any support. She was discriminated at work places, she felt that employers were hostile and difficult to work with. Also she was ignored by the local housing authority, when she complained she was told 'be grateful, it's better than what you came with'. Because of the diversity Jamilla ends up being unemployed, living on benefits without any basic qualifications (GCSE's) in damp, run down council flat. Jamilla may have been treated unequally because of her nationality, which is Nigerian. Also it might be because of her accent and the lack of communication skills in English. On another hand all that discrimination may have accrue because of our intolerant culture and because it may have been a new, different which comes with it scary situation for those nasty people. ...read more.

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* Foreign Direct Investment for example someone from aboard investing in UK through for instance setting up a business and if it does well it will increase the UK's GDP (Gross Domestic Product) which is the measurement of an economics performance. Importance of promoting equality, recognizing diversity and respecting rights in health and social care settings. Six weaknesses in the way the Elms Residential Home cares for its service users: 1. No frequent check ups on residents 2. No talking or interacting with residents by the nursing staff 3. Lack of activities planned for residents 4. No religious observances are recognised 5. Set times for going to bed 6. Lack of privacy The Elms Residential Care Home has failed to integrate some rules of Care Value Base (CVB) into its daily practice. There are seven CVB principles, which are set to promote anti-discriminatory practice. In my opinion the Elms Residential Care Home has failed on two of them rules. ...read more.

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Residents privacy must improve because it a massive factor which could make the residents feel bad. Staff needs to take in count theirs dignity and respect them. By promoting equality, diversity and rights in a care home such as Elms would make patients feel independent and safe because they will trust others that they will respect them, theirs dignity, confidentiality and that they are equal even though the might be very old, different colour skin or having different accent. The potential effects of discriminatory practice 1. Disable people could get offended by this statement because they might feel left out and that they are not equal. 2. People that are not relevant to the job can get offended by this statement because they might feel useless and it would decrease their self esteem. 3. People that do not speak this language could get offended because they can't participate with others and it would make them feel left out, lonely. 4. People over who's the power want to be taken because those people might feel that they are not as good as they who have a power. ...read more.

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