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

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

Extracts from this document...


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.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Healthcare section.

Found what you're looking for?

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

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Healthcare essays

  1. Equality, diversity and rights

    The individual needs to accsess information about themselves * The individual must be able to communicate in their proffered method * The individual should be created in a way that meets their needs * The individual needs to be protected form the danger * The individual needs to be given

  2. Equality, Divesity and rights

    The Government is able to introduce minimum care standards. The system has been very good at eliminating those giving poor care, protecting vulnerable people and giving good standards in fire precautions. Regular inspections and tests can identify weaknesses. Somebody with a learning disability who has there own tenancy agreement is

  1. The rights of service users and how the care value base supports these rights ...

    For example: Prejudice This means liking or disliking someone not because of who they are, but because how they feel about their lifestyle or background. It is important for a care practitioner to accept their responsibility to ensure that prejudice doesn't affect the quality of care given to a service user.

  2. Health and Social Care Unit 3 Health and Well being

    PSHE in schools This is a progressive course designed to help young learners develop their knowledge and skills needed to manage their present and future lives. It deals with real life issues that could affect children, young people, their families and their communities.

  1. Health and Social Care Communication. Examples from work with a service user with ...

    Looking at her at all times 3. I have an open and interested facial expression which has reflected the tone of conversation, which appeared to be effective 4. Maintaining eye-contact without starting at her 5. Using encouraging sounds such as 'aha' or 'mm' and other expressions that are similar to that ? this will indicate that I am actively listening 6.

  2. Explain the concepts of equality, diversity and rights in relation to health and social ...

    safety at work Follow the infection control, moving and handling, accident and waste disposal procedures set out in their employer?s health and safety policies Make use of any risk assessments that have been carried out minimise health and safety hazards Respond appropriately to security risk in the workplace Report health and safety and security issues to relevant people.

  1. Types of communication including factors that support and inhibit communication within a care setting ...

    It is decided that the rest of the service providers are going to go to the case conference and talk to the Key worker via video calling. This way everyone is going to find out the information and be able to take part in the discussion about the clients care.

  2. Unit 5 Anatomy and physiology in health and social care

    In the deeper layers, the cells may be columnar or cuboidal. This type of epithelium is well suited to areas in the body subject to constant abrasion, as it is the thickest and layers can be sequentially sloughed off and replaced before the basement membrane is exposed.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work