Unti 12 Nvq Level 3 Health and Social Care Essay examples

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NVQ level 3 unit 12

Outcome 1

a) diversity is the differences between people based on culture, ethnic origin, nationality, gender, race, religion, beliefs, age, ability, sexual orientation etc.
b) equality is giving everyone equal opportunities and treating everyone fairly but not the same.
c) inclusion is including everyone in the activity and not leaving anyone out.
d) discrimination is being prejudice about certain factors of someone's life such as gender, sexual orientation, race etc. This means that people use these factors against individuals so that they do not get the job they applied for or are treated poorly etc.

The potential effects of discrimination include low self-esteem, low confidence etc. Individuals
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Under this act all service providers and employers are responsible for treating all of the employees fairly.This states that every person should be treated fairly and given equal opportunities no matter what the other factors of their lives.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was written and published in 1948. The Human Rights have been established as an international set of rules stating everything from what everyone needs to live and grow to how people should treat each other. This act was amended in 1998.
The Race Relations Act 1976...
Equal Pay Act 1970...
Sexual Discrimination Act 1975...
Disability Discrimination Act 2005...
Employment Equality Regulations (religion or belief and sexual orientation) Act 2003...
Mental Capacity Act 2005...

There are consequences for not complying with legislations and codes of practice relating to diversity, equality, inclusion and discrimination. These can be very serious consequences depending on the level of importance of the act as well as other things. You could be given a caution, a warning, a fine, a SOVA or even be arrested and sent to prison.

Your own beliefs, culture, values and preferences may influence your practice. For example, with beliefs, I believe that my own religious/cultural beliefs may be different from everyone else's and that they have a right to their own beliefs so I will respect that. I may not have been raised

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