Nvq 2 Health and Social Care Essay

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Give 3 examples of what you can do in your day to day work to support equality and inclusion and reduce discrimination
I could support equality and inclusion in my day to day work by involving everyone in activities and and making them feel included. I could also have chats with the service users to make them feel comfortable and feel that someone cares and is there for them when they feel down and know that they can talk to me when ever they want.
I could reduce discrimination by challenging it and making sure that the person that discriminates realises it is the wrong thing to do and that they shouldn't do it again as it hurts peoples feelings, by telling them in a calm and professional manner.
I would also reduce physical barriers so
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Include where you might go to find out information and what support and advice you could access.
If I was having problems promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in my work, I would access information and advice from my colleagues and feedback on my practice and take up the opportunity to do a professional development on myself.
I could also get information and advice from the Sector Skills Council, Skills for care and also look in books, journals and government websites for current legislations and guidelines to help me promote equality, diversity and inclusion.

What is “Duty Of Care”?
Duty of care is a legal obligation towards children and adults using services that are required to work in the best interest of the child or adult and also using care practice which is not detrimental to health well-being and safety of the child or adult. Duty of care also means carrying out practice only within the services own level of competence, role and responsibility.

Describe how the duty of care affects your own work role. Give an example where you have carried out duty of care with the
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