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Reducing the Likelihood of Discrimination in Care

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Diversity and Discrimination in the Care Sector

Examples of Discrimination

Discrimination in the care sector can manifest in various ways:

  • Lack of Accessibility: Organizing activities in places without wheelchair access.
  • Language Barriers: Providing complaint forms only in English.
  • Meal Restrictions: Serving meals within limited time frames, disadvantaging certain individuals.
  • Gender Disparities: Offering different portion sizes based on gender.

Examples of Diversity in Care

Promoting diversity involves:

  • Personalized Meals: Offering meals tailored to individual preferences.
  • Supportive Environment: Providing necessary assistance for individuals to participate in activities.

Promoting Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

Guidelines for promoting equality and diversity include:

  • Person-Centred Care: Recognizing the uniqueness of each individual and tailoring care accordingly.
  • Non-Judgemental Approach: Working without bias or prejudice towards any individual.
  • Adherence to Agreed Protocols: Following established guidelines to ensure inclusivity.

Code of Conduct

The code of conduct for Healthcare Support Workers and Adult Social Care Workers emphasizes:

  • Privacy and Dignity: Upholding the rights and dignity of individuals.
  • Collaborative Approach: Working in cooperation with others.
  • Equality Promotion: Striving to eliminate discrimination and promote inclusivity.

Addressing Discrimination

It is essential to challenge discrimination by:

  • Speaking Up: Confronting inappropriate behavior and reporting it to management.
  • Advocating for Fairness: Ensuring that all individuals are treated equitably.