Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings

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Assignment 303 Bi Create a leaflet Legislations and codes of practice relating to diversity, equality, inclusion and discrimination Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 You share the responsibility with your employer for your own safety and of all people that you support Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 An employee is refused a promotion, because of their age Employment Equality (Religion or Belies) and (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003 An employee is refused e.g. training or lost a job, because of their beliefs, race or sexuality Equal Pay Act 1970 A female employee is paid less than a male employee for doing same job Sex Discrimination Act 1975 If a female employee is refused a promotion or training, because…show more content…
It is therefore very important to respect and honour their personal beliefs. Some want to go to church on Sundays and others do not want to speak about church at all and I must respect the fact that they do not want to speak about anything about the Church. It is part of the work that I do to make sure my clients are happy and therefore am conscious at all times that they feel comfortable about anything they want to talk to me about. It is most important to remember that my own preferences are different to others and that I can never expect others to think, act and feel the same as I do. For example, I like to bath at night and shower in the morning but some of my clients fear water and they really hate the idea of being showered, washed or bathes even once a week. I have to respect their decision but at the same time I need to encourage them to maintain a healthy and clean state of mind and body. I in cases like this will spend more time encouraging the client that they will feel better and not try and tell them how I feel when I am clean and fresh. As a provider of care and support you will need to ensure that you understand the legal framework regarding equality, diversity, discrimination and rights and be able to relate this to your everyday role. Discrimination could take the form of stereotyping, making assumptions, patronising, humiliating and disrespecting people, taking some people less seriously. These are some of the things you can do to make sure
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