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

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Promote equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings.

1.1 Explain what is meant by:
• Diversity
- Each person is individual and unique
- Encompass respect and acceptance
- It is about understanding each other and moving beyond simple tolerance
- “Differences between individuals and groups of people”
Diversity is about respecting individual differences these can be: ethnicity, physical abilities, gender, age, religious, beliefs, sexual orientation, material status, politic, region, religion, disability.

• Inclusion
- Inclusion is about taking action to remove barriers
- Also involves eliminating discrimination
- Inclusion promotes equality
- It is the “process of identifying,
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• Providing a childcare place, wherever possible, for children who may have learning difficulties and/or disabilities or are deemed disadvantaged according to their individuals circumstances and the nursery’s ability to provide the necessary standard of care.
• We support children in the acquisition of language. We ask parents to translate the words which are mainly use at home: mummy, daddy, teddy, dolly, dummy, blanket, bed, sleep, water, potty, toilet, up, down, garden, wash hands.
• Liaising with other settings to making sure that children have smooth transition.
• We provide play equipment and resources which are safe and where applicable
• We provide a sufficient quantity of equipment and resources for the number of children
• We select books, equipment and resources which promote continuity and progression, provide sufficient challenge and meet the needs and interests of all children
• We provide made, natural and recycled materials which are clean, in good condition and safe for children to use
• We provide furniture which are suitable for children and for adults
• We store and display resources and equipment where
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