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Factors Affecting Equality/Diversity

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Factors Effecting Equality There are many reasons why diversity affects equality and the effect that discrimination can have on the health and social care sector. The discrimination practice of poor physical care such as ignoring the needs of people who are different, i.e. in the form of neglect, devaluing and exclusion, could cause depression and anxiety or anger and aggression and/or a feeling of not belonging in the care setting The discrimination practice of avoiding people because they are different, i.e. in the form of avoiding, devaluing, and exclusion, could cause a loss of confidence and/or withdrawal from other people. The discrimination practice of treating everybody the same such as ignoring their individual needs, i.e. ...read more.

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in the form of verbal abuse, could cause loss of confidence in own abilities and/or not feeling safe and living in fear of others. The discrimination practice of negative body language, i.e. in the form of devaluing and neglect, could cause not feeling safe and living in fear of others and/or a feeling of not being 'worth anything; and/or a loss of confidence in own abilities. If any of the things above had happened in a care setting the service user would not be getting their rights to equality so might start to feel unwanted or want to isolate themselves from any aspect pf the outside world. This is taking away some of the service users rights to have the same rights as everyone else. ...read more.

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and living in fear of others / Stress or poor mental health Excluding people from activities because they are different Devaluing Exclusion Withdrawal from other people / A feeling of not belonging in the care setting / A loss of confidence in own abilities. Making assumptions about people. Labelling or stereotyping people Verbal Abuse A loss of confidence in owns abilities / A feeling of not being 'worth anything' / Not feeling safe and living in fear of other people. Negative body language Devaluing Neglect Not feeling safe and living in fear of others/ A feeling of nit being 'worth anything' / A loss of confidence in own abilities ?? ?? ?? ?? Health And Social Care Thursday 22nd November 2007 Miss Young By Samantha Mantaj 10HW Page 1 of 2 ...read more.

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