Marginalization In Health And Social Care

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Marginalization is the process whereby something or someone is pushed to the edge of a group and accorded lesser importance. This is predominantly a social phenomenon by which a minority or sub-group is excluded, and their needs or desires ignored ( The society exclusion or oppression of an individual. An example of when marginalisation can occur is between individuals of different social classes. There will be a difference in the way the higher class individuals treat themselves and how they treat lower class individuals. When an individual is placed in a private care trust because there is nowhere else that they could be admitted, they will be surrounded by upper class service users who may treat him less favourably because of his social status.…show more content…
If a service user becomes depressed, they may lack motivation to continue with daily activities such as going out or interacting with people. If the higher class patients isolate the service user from the lower class, he may feel that he does not belong amongst the other service users and therefor he will loss his
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