Champion Equality Diversity and Inclusion
HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE QCF:
Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England
Unit CU 2943
Champion Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
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Candidate Name (print) Mariann Molnar
Candidate signature ......................................................... Date12/10/13
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These legalisations help us to protect and promote everyone's rights in our workplace.
The Equality Act was issued in 2010 which brought different types of anti-discrimination legalisations within one piece of legalisation.
It provides understandable, practical guidance for employers, service providers and public bodies to ensure that rights to fair treatment are ported for everyone. It helps to achieve equal opportunities in the workplace for wider society. The act also strengthens protection in some situation.
Every person has one or more of protected characteristics, so the act protects everyone against unfair treatment. The protected characteristics are: age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation.
The act prohibits unfair treatment in the workplace when providing facilities and services. www.legalisation.gov.uk/ukpga The other very important legalisation is the Code of Practice, issued by General Social Care Council in 2002. The Codes of Practice include information on how to protect and promote the rights of the service user.√
b) Your own practice, development and improvement
The Codes of practice provide a guide to best practice and set