UNIT 2 P5 M3 D2 Essay

2457 Words Jun 21st, 2015 10 Pages
Eva Rands
UNIT 2
P5: Describe how anti-discriminatory practice is promoted in health and social care settings.
M3: Discuss the difficulties that may arise when implementing anti-discriminatory practice in health and social care settings.
D2: Justify ways of overcoming difficulties that may arise when implementing anti-discriminatory practices in health and social care settings.

I am going to be explaining how anti-discriminatory practices are promoted in a care home (P5 – black text). I am then going to discuss the difficulties that may arise when implementing anti-discriminatory practice in the day care centre (The Kempston Centre) which is my health and social care setting (M3 – purple text). Finally I will suggest ways in which the
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If these people are not supported they may feel worthless and less important to other residents within the care home. This can be overcome by making sure that all service users are treated equally and are provided the appropriate care that is needed for them. For example someone with dementia would not require the same treatment as someone with Down syndrome as these two disabilities or illnesses require different levels of care. The carer workers need to ensure they know the difference in treatments as well as the equality in the way that these people are treated; this allows all service users to be seen as equal regardless of their disability or illness.

Providing active support consistent with the beliefs, culture and preferences of the individual
Active support means helping the individual as much as possible and taking their beliefs, culture and preferences into account when making decisions in health and social care settings. The main forms of support are;
Advice and guidance – rights
Medical and care planning information
For example; if an individual at the Kempston centre is a Muslim the care workers will need to make sure that halal meat is available on the menu and that they can have an area where they can pray. Providing active support consistent with beliefs, culture and preferences needs to be taken into consideration so that the service user is not taken away from the normal believes or activities when at home.it also allows them to

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