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Unit 2: Equality, diversity and rights in health and social care

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´╗┐Jessica Bascombe 20174011 Group D Unit 2: Equality, diversity and rights in health and social care P4: The disability discrimination act 1995 in aimed to end discrimination against people with disabilities the act had been extended and amended it gives disabled people rights in areas if employment, education and to have access to services and facilities it also require the public and employers to promote equality of opportunities for disables people. Before when a person had a physical disability there would be less of a chance for them to access their service because if mobility, but however when the act came out it was aimed to stop and end discrimination against many people with disabilities, they set a policy for work organisations to give them an opportunity of access to services and have to have equal opportunities like other people in either employment or education the government was set a minimum standards disabled people can use public transport easily. The legislations had given health and social care provider?s legal responsibility to promote positively to disability service users to access health service they may need it also gives a guideline of how promote equal opportunities by treating them with respect and dignity. ...read more.

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This promotes anti-discriminatory practice by ensuring that all individuals get the best care according to their needs. Age Discrimination Act 2006 This act ensures that no one is deprived of education and employment or anything else due to their age it promotes anti-discriminatory practice by ensuring that no service user is judged against by their age. P5 In health and social care it is important to practitioners to understand and promote anti-discriminatory practice in various ways, this is so they can challenge discriminatory issues and practices. One of the ways in which a carer can promote anti-discriminatory practice is to treat service users in the same equal. They could also have a promotion of anti-discriminatory practice, is to provide active support which people beliefs, culture and preferences of an individual. Active support helps encourage people with disabilities to maximise their own potential and independence. M3: Difficulties that may arise when implementing anti-discriminatory practice in health and social care settings and how these may be overcome. When implementing anti-discriminatory practice there are a few of difficulties that could occur this could be between the practitioners, service users lives in a care home or residential home has a hearing impediment and when listening to music it is loud than what other service users may like it to be. ...read more.

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Another thing which could prevent anti-discriminatory is not accepting someone views of medication because of religious beliefs and trying to change practice by ensuring that all individuals get the best care according to their needs. D2: Balancing individual rights of others can cause difficult problems within a health and social care organisation. Anti-discriminatory practice can be promoted by giving everyone the equal treatment fairly no matter their race, religion, and gender rights, with the rights of others can cause tension and dilemmas if a service user in a care home has the rights to listen to their own music while other service users have the right to peace and quiet, by provide earphones could help resolve this by doing this bother service users? needs are met. To avoid confusion, conflict and argument practitioners should also service users their preference of foods beforehand so at meal times there are a variety of food. From practitioners and service users so situations such as practitioners not accepting a service users religion beliefs in medications, challenging discrimination against tough whose behaviour, attitudes and views that are discriminatory this can also be done challenging the individual as well as providing and encouraging training this would promote good team morals, practice and reduce discriminatory. ...read more.

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