Unit 4222-303 Promote Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings

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Unit 4222-303 Promote equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings Outcome 1 Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion 1. Explain what is meant by Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Equality Equality is the term for treating people fairly and offering the same chances, it’s not all about treating everyone in the same way, but recognising everyone is different, and they all have very different needs, but making sure they are met. These different needs could be race, age, physical health, mental health, gender, sexual orientation, beliefs and creeds. In the workplace, there are many service users, 13 altogether, and each of them have a variety of needs. Some with…show more content…
On a larger scale however, the organisation has just taken a massive step forward. This is to do with the funding for one on one hours. The manager has managed to gain equal one on one hours for every service user. This means that for once in the organisations existence they can provide an equal service, to each individual and the will all have an equal amount of support. This is demonstrates inclusive practice leading to equality, however each set of hours can be different for each service user which embraces diversity. Outcome 2 Be able to work in an inclusive way 1. Explain how legislation and codes of practice relating to equality, diversity and discrimination apply to own work role. Legislation that underpins the way I work and I have to always take in to consideration, is in abundance. For example there are: • Race Relations Act 2003 • Sex Discrimination Act 2005 • The Employment Equality (Age) regulation 2006 • Disability Discrimination Act 1995 • Disability Discrimination Act 2005 • The Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003 • Human Rights Act • Equality Act Only to name a few. Though the acts or regulations regarding employment don’t affect me at this immediate moment, they have done during my application process and is worth bearing in mind, if I ever want to progress to a manager level. From the

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