Understand Diversity, Equality and Inclusions in own area of Responsibility
1.1 Explain Models of practices that underpin equality, and diversity and inclusions in own area of responsibility.
In looking at this model I have found that many people have views that based on discrimination and prejudice they are embedded in today’s society, the attitudes and the surrounding environment often focuses on what a person lacks in terms of disability and focuses on condition or illness or a person’s lack of ability. To combat this prejudice within making space we use person centred care planning it is my responsibility to promote the use of this and to ensure that the support workers who deliver it are fully trained to do so. It is also …show more content…
These principles are grounded in legislation that confers the rights of all citizens including people with disabilities these include: Human rights act 1998, Disability discrimination act 1995, Race relations act 1976, Race relations amendment act 2000, and Sex discrimination act 1975. It is stated that services should be person centred they should support independence not dependence. Everyone should enjoy a good quality of life. People should be treated with dignity and respect people should be supported in overcoming barriers to inclusion, and that this support should be tailored to the religious, cultural and ethnic needs of individuals. They set out four points to help people transform their lives ensuring they have control helping in giving them more choice and helping them decide how their needs can best be met and the chance to do things that other people take for granted giving the quality of support and protection to those with the highest levels of needs.
2 Be able to champion diversity, equality and inclusion
2.1 Promote equality, diversity and inclusion in policy and practice
When promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in my work place, I will ensure that my behaviour, words and actions and those of people working with me support a commitment to equality, diversity and