Indirect Discrimination In Social Care Essay

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Register to read the introduction… Direct discrimination is easily identifiable and blunt, using race discrimination as an example direct discrimination in a social care setting would be someone of a different cultural or ethnical background being treated less favourably than someone of the same culture who may share similar society/structural beliefs. Indirect discrimination is less direct but equally offensive, an example of indirect discrimination in a social care setting would be a social care provider ignoring religious and cultural beliefs by expecting a ‘muslim’ service user to eat during the daylight hours at Ramadan.

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In view of this, I now have a clearer understanding of my own values as well as the social care values and principles recognising and realising the overall impact they have when applied in a social care environment.
In a professional capacity, it is crucial that social service workers are protected and regulated by the Codes of Conduct. The codes are a clear guide of the standards required to work in a social care environment. The codes of practice and principles provides employees, employers and service users a with clear set of standards, ensuring regulation and guidelines are applied in a consistent, compassionate manner.
Regulation and consistency in the application of the Codes of Conduct and principles throughout the care profession will result in the service users being provided with the appropriate choices and services they require.
In my opinion, being able to make informed choices regardless of age, gender, disability, sexuality, religion, etc. in a safe environment by care workers who have empowered them to realise their full potential is possible when all aspects of personal and social care values, laws and legislation are

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