nvq 3 Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings

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Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings

1.1 Explain what is meant by a) Diversity
Diversity means varied or different, so in a social care setting the importance of diversity means to recognise and respect the importance of people’s wishes and to treat them as individuals.
b) Equality
Equality means ensuring that everybody is entitled to equal rights and opportunities and therefore preventing discrimination.
c) Inclusion
Inclusion means to ensure that everybody is made to feel respected and has a sense of belonging. They should feel included and be able to actively participate in activities and be valued for who they are.
d) Discrimination
Discrimination means unfair or unequal treatment to
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This can also help to raise awareness of individual’s differences as well as influencing practices and interactions with others.

2.4 Describe ways to ensure that own interactions with individuals respect their beliefs, culture, values and preferences
It would be important to find out about their beliefs and preferences and

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