Unit 4222-303 Promote equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings Outcome 1: Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion
Outcome 1: Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion
1. Explain what is meant by:
Diversity – In the literal sense the word ‘diversity’ means different. Through diversity we recognise the uniqueness of the individual and value these differences. Diversity can consist of factors which include personal characteristics such as background, culture, personality and work-style. However, certain characteristics are protected under discrimination such as gender, sexuality, religion, ethnicity, disability and age.
Equality – Equality is about creating a fairer society, where everyone can participate and has the …show more content…
Outcome 3: Be able to promote diversity, equality and inclusion
1. Demonstrate actions that model inclusive practice
Inclusive practice can also be used to support diversity among service users, for example SU A was allocated a temporary placement at my place of work and happens to be a Muslim refugee. During their stay the kitchens procured Halal meat to accommodate their religious beliefs and cultural background. The care business I work for is based in Wales and whilst it is necessary to retain a policy of having English speaking staff, management demonstrates inclusive practice by making copies of company literature available in Welsh for anyone.
2. Demonstrate how to