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Promoting other peoples rights and equality is something that should be central to care and health roles. There are seven key aspects to the care value base

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Natalie Brown P2 Unit 2 Active Promotion of equality and individual rights All jobs roles within the sector of health and social care involves having a good understanding on the key concepts. A need to recognise and understand the health and social care professional's role in actively promoting the rights of others is also carried alongside. Promoting other peoples rights and equality is something that should be central to care and health roles. There are seven key aspects to the care value base, which are of equal importance and should form the basis of all relationships between service users and work colleagues. These aspects are; 1. The promotion of anti-discriminatory practice 2. ...read more.


By remaining true to the care value base at, all times we are able to demonstrate anti-discriminatory practice. In order to actively promote the approach, we should be prepared to challenge others who may plan deliberately or accidently discriminating. This could include challenging other work colleagues and service users about their use of language. Challenging discriminatory attitudes and language is a way of indirectly empowering our service users. A more direct way is to work with individuals to encourage them to maintain, regain or gain independence as far as they are able to. This includes encouraging any choices and decisions they shall make, work with the service users and encourage them to take part in any individual activities. ...read more.


Regular training is needed for health and social care workers in able to be kept up to date and use their best abilities at all times. It is essential that the training enable workers to fully understand their roles and responsibilities as well as increasing their knowledge about individual's rights and equality of opportunity. The care value base and the law demands that health and social care workers maintain service user's confidentiality at all times. Every detail about the service user must be kept confidential, and the records that are associated with them, whether they are written or computerised. When handling information, it is important to respect the service users wishes and comply with the regulations of the law. It is important to only collect information that is needed then use the data collected only for the purpose that was intended. ...read more.

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