• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Explain how national initiatives promote anti-discriminatory practice

Page
  1. 1
    1
  2. 2
    2
  3. 3
    3
  • Essay length: 1008 words
  • Submitted: 13/01/2012
Share this essay:
AS and A Level Healthcare

The first 200 words of this essay...

Explain how national initiatives promote anti-discriminatory practice.

Discrimination occurs worldwide in every country there are different forms of discrimination, in order to prevent discrimination there are legislations, codes of practice, charters and organisational policies although they are not always followed through some people break these national initiatives and are faced to serve the consequences. Some of the legislation only occurs in certain countries for example the European Convention on human rights and fundamental freedoms 1950 is not eligible in the US or Asia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Discrimination

Legislations are a political act that has been turned into the law and they are to maintain health and safety. There are many legislations put in place for health and social care settings in order to prevent discrimination. One of the main regulations is the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 which has a purpose to protect both men and women against discrimination on the grounds of gender in employment, education or advertising. The mental health Act 1983 is also a very important act when it comes to health and social care settings as the purpose of this act is to allow actions to be taken, where necessary, to make sure that people with

Read more
The above preview is unformatted text

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • Over 150,000 essays available
  • Just £6.99 a month

  • "
    Markedbyteachers.com has helped me achieve better marks than I could ever have hoped for, by providing some of the best essays on the internet that have helped me structure my own degree level assignments, thank you so much.
    "
    Kim. Nursing, Mental Health, Psychology. University Student.
  • "
    Great educational tool, really useful and really helps teach students about how to write and structure their coursework.
    "
    George Boustred English, Maths, Science, Resistant Materials, History, Music. GCSE Student

Marked by a teacher

This essay has been marked by one of our great teachers. You can read the full teachers notes when you download the essay.

Peer reviewed

This essay has been reviewed by one of our specialist student essay reviewing squad. Read the full review on the essay page.

Peer reviewed

This essay has been reviewed by one of our specialist student essay reviewing squad. Read the full review under the essay preview on this page.