Promote Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s

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Promote Equality and inclusion in Health, Social care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings (SHC33) Outcome 1 : Understand the importance of diversity. Equality and inclusion 1. Explain what is meant by: Diveristy, Equality and Inclusion • Diversity is about acknowledging your prejudices, allowing people to be different and respecting these differences. It is also about challenging others if necessary and speaking up for the individuals you support when they cannot speak up for themselves. For example, an care home will have different service users, with different background, culture, language and with different needs and level of support. • Equality is about recognising individual as well as group differences,…show more content…
Health and Social Care Act 2008. This Act established the Care Quality Commission (CQC), whose remit is to protect and promote the right of people using health and social care services in England to quality care and to regulate its provision. CQC took over the roles of the Healthcare Commission, Commission for Social Care Inspection and the Mental Health Act Commission in March 2009. For instance, my working place ensure that service users have right to quality care by following the standard care procedure and as well engaged experience staff. The Race Relations Act 1976 and amendments 2000, 2003 This Act gives public authorities a statutory duty to promote race equality. The aim is to make promoting race equality central to the way public authorities work and says they must: • Eliminate unlawful racial discrimination • Promote equality of opportunity and good relations between people of different racial groups For instance, at my place of work, we have service user from different racial background and provide support in line with individual needs. Codes of Practice In my working place, there are standard and
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