Cu1532/Shc 33: Promote Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social

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CU1532/SHC 33: Promote equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings

1.1. Explain what is meant by:
 diversity - It means that we are all different from each other. Whether it is our gender, height, weight, ethnic background, religion, beliefs, our personalities, disabilities or sexuality.
 equality – It means that regardless of our race, gender, or sexuality, everyone should be treated as equal and given the same opportunities to achieve their best.
 inclusion.- Everyone should be treated equally even if they have a disability they shouldn’t be discriminated for this and should have equal access as everyone else. They should be included and made to feel they belong.

1.2. Describe
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Within my setting we have a Equality and Diversity policy and an SEN and disability policy, these policies must be followed by staff and integrated into our working practice. The policies bring together all the main points from the various acts and the requirements of the EYFS.
In my setting for an example a boy wanted to wear a dress but the girls said he couldn’t because he was a boy, the little boy loves to wear dresses and role playing with the dolls. This is an example of how to follow the requirements of the Equality Act 2006 and 2010, the child is allowed to dress and shouldn’t be discriminated against the girls.

3.3. Describe how to challenge discrimination in a way that promotes change.

Young children often call each other names such as “smelly” “stinky” “stupid”, an adult should intervene when they hear this type of language being used because if they don’t it is seemed like they are condoning the child’s behaviour and it is acceptable to speak to another person this way. We would not tolerate a child hitting another child so we should not tolerate a child speaking to another child in this way. You should deal with the situation immediately and reassure the child who has been spoken to unkindly that they are ok and reassure them they are not “smelly”. The other child should be told that it is not kind to speak to people the way they did and it will not be tolerated again. It is

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