Anti Discriminatory Practice

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EDR P4 – Explain how national initiatives promote anti-discriminatory practice.
What is Legislation?
The process of making or an acting law.
There are a number of different acts in Legislation, these include:
Sex discrimination act 1975
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to promote anti-discriminatory practice in a health and social care setting. By doing this they need to promote equality, value diversity and respect the rights of all service users. There are many different ways of how they can do this, whether it be challenging discriminatory practice and issues in health and social care. A good way for a nurse, care worker etc. to promote anti discriminatory practice and to respect the rights of service users is to always put the patient/service user at the heart of the service provision, but making sure they do this with every patient/service user too, so no one is made to feel as if they’re not important, or they’re an outcast due to skin colour, ethical background, religion, physical ability, mental ability, homosexual, etc. This would mean that the patients/service users individual needs will be met and achieved. Putting the service user at the centre of the provision generally makes them a happier patient/service user in all areas. Nurses/Care workers can help achieve this …show more content…
* Shared decision making – This requires the involvement of patients as equal members in their healthcare. Stuff to support shared decision making can include; self-management support, access to personal health records, personal health budgets, care planning and shared treatment decisions.

* Collective patient and public involvement – This is involving people in decisions about the design and delivery of day to day services. Some of collective patient and public involvement include consultation of communities of patients in commissioning decisions and public engagement in reconfiguration decisions. Active support
Active support means helping support individuals as much as they need you to. Taking their religion, culture, physical ability, mental ability, preferences etc. into consideration when making decisions about them. This could possibly mean getting an interpreter for someone who has troubles understanding a certain language. The main forms of support should

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