Diversity recognises, respect and people’s differences to have a say and to realise the full potential by promoting different cultures to all members of staff and students within a school. Within schools diversity is promoted from an early age because of mixed classes of boys and girls and children from different cultures. Children will learn from being in school that every body’s different but we treat them equally.
An example of this is another religion could be in the criteria so the children learn about another religion other than theirs. While they learn about another religion they begin to respect it. Diversity is very important when relating to the health and social care settings depending on the care setting because people are taking care of other peoples needs and this shows the cares will show respect towards others difference which they might encounter in every day working life.
Equality Equality is ensuring individuals or groups of individuals are treated fairly and equally. An example of this could be within a work place where an employer doesn’t employ a certain person because they are a different race, nationality, age or sex. Within a hospital the members of staff have different ranking orders depending on their job title, even though a surgeon has a higher ranking to a nurse it doesn’t mean they can treat them differently because their job titles.
For example a surgeon might look down on the nurse because he/she is lower in the ranking table than them but everyone is equal and should be treated equally. In everyday life within a health and social care setting it is important for all members of staff working within them to ensure they treat everyone is treated fairly even if they are not the same as the other person next to them because everyone is different but should be treated with equal rights.
Individual rights An individual right is a legal term referring to what one person’s principles do and what can be done to/for an individual. Within a residential care home there might be some people who cannot look after themselves and some that may not be able to talk. Just because they cannot communicate they still have their individual right to their basic needs and what they want to do.
Even if the client has a medical problem they are still entitled to their ndividual rights unless they are not mentally capable to look after themselves. Individual rights are equally important to the health and social care settings when refereeing to the individual’s needs because the carers need to take into account the patients and clients individual needs and if they cannot do it for themselves the carers will and will also have to take into account the individual rights of that person when working with them on a daily basis in some cases.
- Legislation and Regulatory Bodies
Children Act 1989
This act acknowledged that children have rights and that their needs are paramount.
Children Act 2004
This act was written as a result of the death of a child due to neglect. The act expressed that every child matters and identified outcomes for all children to be healthy, stay safe,...
- Duty of Care in Own Work Role
Having a duty of care in your own work role is a requirement to avoid negligence and harm and the safeguarding of children under your care. Young children are very venerable and are almost entirely dependent on adults to care for them in ways that help to protect them from harm. This could be physically or...
- Health & Social Care
Ai Identify four key pieces of Legislation and Codes of Practice relating to handling information in social care setting.
1). Data Protection Act 1998 – Gives rights to individuals in respect of personal data held about them. It also seeks to protect individuals with regard to the processing of personal...
- Unicef and the Safeguard of Children Rights
UNICEF's mission is to advocate for the protection of children's rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. UNICEF is guided in doing this by the provisions and principles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNICEF, 2008). Built on...
- Rights and Responsibilities of Service Users
Service users rights- hospital they have the right to be respected this means that they have the right to be treated the same as every one else and how they want to be treated. For example they might not want to be treated by a certain gender of doctor so they will have to respect that and arrange something...
- Person Centred Approaches
Understand the application of person centred approaches in health and social care.
Person centred values must influence all aspects of health and social care, to maintain their individual rights, to give them choice, promote their independence and to keep their dignity and respect.
When we are planning a...
- Principles for Implementin Duty of Care in Health and Social Care
1.1Explain what it means to have a duty of care in own work role:
A duty of care is a legal obligation imposed on any individual working within the care sector that they adhere to a standard of reasonable care whilst performing any acts that could foreseeable harm others.
It is my responsibility...
- General Rights of Eu Citizens
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- Women’s Rights
Women's Rights have changed without a doubt since 1945. Many opportunities arose for women and women could do things they could never do before. They were able to voice their opinions without being suppressed and this made women very happy. Prior to 1945, women's rights were limited in areas such as...
- Memorable Journey
Freedom is a mental and physical expression, which gives us the privilege to achieve our goals, live in harmony, and live a fulfilling life. An individual attains freedom by birth and in many countries is granted by a sovereign legislation. This legislation written long ago gives an individual the...