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Evaluate the success of a recent initiative in promoting anti discriminatory practice.

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  • Submitted: 15/10/2012
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Jessica Licorish 12B

D1- Evaluate the success of a recent initiative in promoting anti discriminatory practice.

I am going to evaluate the mental health act 1983 and how the actâs initiatives have promoted anti discriminatory practice and I am going to compare with the updated version 2007, and how this has promoted anti discriminatory practice, and how it improves peopleâs lives.

The mental health was created in 1983 so that society would be fair, but it also had some negative areas, it states about the âremovalâ of those with mental disorders. This could come across as a form of discrimination to some people, known as marginalisation because you would be making the person feel left out and isolated from society, feeling like they are not part of a group or the community. The act states that it is there purposely to help and protect patients and to safeguard those around them. The act was updated from 2001 all the way up to 2007 the language was changed, and issues and treatments on different conditions and something called âtreatment testsâ and âcondition testsâ were also altered with further scientific psychological research so that the tests would be

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