health and social care unit 2 Discrimination P2 P3

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P2: describe the discriminatory practices in heath and social care P3: describe the potential effects of discriminatory practices on those who use the health and social care service. I am going to write about the discriminatory practices in a care setting and the effects they have on individuals using the service. People can be discriminated against in a number of different ways which can be described as telling people apart, and seeing the differences instead of the person’s individualism. Prejudice Prejudice is when a carer has decided that they can judge the service user and that they have all the knowledge they need to judge them, even through the ‘knowledge’is wrong. It is wrong to make a judgement made about someone or a member of…show more content…
There are many different forms of bullying, such as physically bulling someone is when someone is hit, punched, pushed, or have their personal items stolen and any other kind of physical aggressive behaviour. Verbal bullying is when someone is called names, threatened. Social bullying is when someone is left out, deliberately ignored and has bad things spread about them and made to feel like an outsider, Psychological bullying is when someone is stalked or intimidated. Abuse can occur from a lack of training or feeling they are superior so they feel they can abuse them because they are vulnerable. Effects of bullying the effects of bullying is that can lead to service users becoming depressed and actually become ill, experience low self esteem, become withdrawn, experience physical complaints, like constant stomach aches and headaches which are brought on by stress. Bulling can make people feel lonely, unhappy and frightened. It makes them feel unsafe and start to make them think they can’t trust anyone. Service users can lose their confidence also become suicidal and want to take there own life. Abuse Abuse is when a carer tries to control or dominate another person. It can be physically, emotionally harmful, arousing fear in an individual, preventing them from doing what they want, or forcing them to do something against their will. Abuse can happen to anyone but it mostly happens to people who are vulnerable like a

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