Unit 503 Qcf 5 Essay

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503 CHAMPION EQUALITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION In my role as senior I am responsible for ensuring that all individuals, their families, friends, carers and members of staff and those I work with (ty mawr) in partnership, are treated equally. Everyone should be treated with dignity and respect. There are many legislations, Codes of practice which ty mawr follow. The workplace policies which regulate equality diversity and inclusion with each area of responsibility. Below is a list of acts. Every child matters Rights to action Equality act 2010 Essential standards for quality & safety compliance criteria The equal pay act 1975 The disability discrimination act 1995 Race relations…show more content…
Cultural barriers can prevent, for example, consideration of spiritual, relation or dietary needs that do not confirm with traditional expectations. For example it took 3 days to organize halal food. Personal barriers, for example where healthcare staff hold individual prejudices that influence their practice. These actions may be conscious, but as we have discussed, they can often be unconscious or unwitting. Attitudinal barriers are not as easy to identify as physical barriers, but they can feel every bit as real to those who are exposed to them. Some vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals need more support to ensure their voice is heard and they are able to have power in the decision making process. Remember that everyone is an individual. People do not always like to be categorised as from a particular equalities group. And individuals within equalities groups will have vastly different experiences, views and opinions. 1.3 The legislation relating to equality, diversity and inclusion, stems both from UK government and European union. It offers protection from discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender, race and ethnic origin, religious faith or belief and sexual orientation. The legislation has implications on all workplaces, in terms of employment practice and in terms of the services provided. Compliance with the legislation must be embedded in your Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policies.

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