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P2- Describe Discriminatory practice in health and social care

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P2- Describe Discriminatory practice in health and social care Unit 2- Equality, diversity and rights in health and social care. M. Ugiagbe O.Chowdhury Infringement Infringement of rights is when we are not respecting an individual?s rights and not letting them practise their religion or culture. This may then lead an individual feeling devalued and unhappy, which can then affect their health. Covert abuse of power Covert abuse of power is when an individual uses a hidden power to discriminate in terms of health and social care, health care professionals may end up treating service users differently compared to others. ...read more.

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Prejudice Prejudice is negative and preconceived ideas about others which arises from a person?s negative ideas about that individual that may occur from an individuals negative ideas about that individual. This will affect the individual?s health or social care. Stereotyping Stereotyping is when an individual makes an assumption about an group or individual. For example, all Muslims are terrorist, as a minority of the followers did something silly, now all Muslims are judged bad due to what the minority has done. Stretch and whitehouse, 2010, 68 * Labelling When you label an individual, you are fundamentally putting them into a stereotypical class of people. ...read more.

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There are different forms of bullying; which includes: physical, cyber and verbal bullying, bullying at the work place, bullying at school amongst students. All of these types of bullying can lead to distress or even mental health issues. Depending on the age of the individual that is experiencing the bullying, it can really affect them, several teenagers have committed suicide as they were being bullied for several different reasons. Whereas, some adults may have had to leave their job as they were being bullied or abused. Stretch and whitehouse, 2010, Reference Resource: Aldworth,C Et Al, 2010, EDEXCEL BTEC Level 3 Health and Social Care, Book 1,Pearson Education Limited ...read more.

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