Assignment 303 Principles of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion in Adult Social Care Settings

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Task A Short answer questions
Ai Using the table below, explain in your own words what each term means. Give one example from care practice to illustrate your explanations.

Diversity: The concept of diversity encompasses acceptance and respect. It means understanding that each individual is unique, and recognizing our individual differences. These can be along the dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, or other ideologies.
Example: One of my workmates wears a head cloth due to her religion, every one who works with her accepts that and do not object or make fun of her... Every one respects her religion.

Equality: Equality
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d) An explanation of how to support others to promote diversity, equality and inclusion.
Through providing leaflet, information and policies and procedures: Providing leaflets and sufficient information regarding diversity and equality can raise awareness to a social care worker by acquiring adequate knowledge about it. It also helps them to know about the consequences if agreed ways of working are not followed which restrain them from doing any form of discrimination relating this issue.

Task C Reflective account Ci Write a reflective account describing:
• How your personal preferences, attitudes, heritage and beliefs might impact on working practice.
• How to ensure that your own practice is inclusive and respects the beliefs, culture, values and preferences of individuals.
Suggested word count: 500 – 700 words

A normal work night...
I come into work about 19.40 have a brew and then get handover at 20.00. Depending if I am in charge or a floor worker I either give out the medicines or start suppers. If I work on the floor I go around to the residents and offer them a few different things they can have for supper, such as toasts with jam, marmalade or just butter, a selection of sandwiches, cereals and hot/cold drinks, such as coffee, tea, chocolate, horlicks and juice or milk. After supper some of my residents watch TV before they retire to bed, and some go


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