Bases Of Discrimination In Health And Social Care Practice
• Overt- this is clear discrimination
• Covert- this is the opposite of overt, which means the discrimination is hidden and can be harder to demonstrate.
Bases of discrimination
The main bases of discrimination are:
• Social class
Culture: an individual’s culture is very personal and it means a …show more content…
Stereotyping: stereotyping is when assumptions and made about groups based on information relating to just a small number of people in health and social care individuals may be labelled which can affect the care in which they receive.
How can staff prevent this discriminatory practice?
Health and social care professionals should be friendly, assertive type of bond when working in divert teams, it requires each member to 'Respect' every member of there working team, respecting their values and their individual differences. In Health and Social Care Concepts & Discrimination Practice Diversity - Accepting and Respecting everybody’s differences, this means that everyone is recognised as being different and that their differences is being valued and respected.
In a Health and social care setting care professions should have an understanding that each individual is unique, and recognise and accept each of their patient individual differences. Weather this is there: race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs and skin