Essay on Unit 201
OUTCOME 1 Understand the legislation and policies that support the human rights and inclusion of individuals with learning disabilities.
1.1. Identify four legislation and policies that are designed to promote the human rights, inclusion, equal life chances and citizenship of individuals with learning disabilities
National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990; Disability Discrimination Act 2005; Equality Act 2010; Disability Equality Duty 2006. Procedures and Polices of the organisational kind are; Department of Health 2001.
1.2. Explain how this legislation and policies influence the day to day experiences of individuals …show more content…
Outcome 4 Understand the basic principles and practice of advocacy, empowerment and active participation in relation to supporting individuals with learning disabilities and their families.
4.1 Explain the meaning of the term ‘social inclusion’
Social inclusion is defined as one where all people feel valued, their differences are respected, and their basic needs are met so they can live in dignity.
4.2. Explain the meaning of the term advocacy.
Advocacy is helping people to say what they want, secure their rights, represent their interests and obtain services that they need.
4.3. Describe different types of advocacy
- Informal advocacy: often