Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion
Diversity: diversity literally means difference; it recognises that though people have things in common with each other, they are also different in many ways. Diversity is about recognising the differences; this includes the individual’s background, culture, and personality. By recognizing and understanding individual differences we may be able to create an environment where everyone feels valued.
Equality. Is often defined as treating everyone the same, But I believe it means treating people in a way that will meet there needs. Treating people equally can be unfair at times, because of diverse abilities. ...view middle of the document...
We printed off cards with large numbers on, and this helped the individual. And she/he is now able to take part in this activity.
Also we must remember when caring for individuals diversity is a huge factor, we must understand and respect individual wishes. It is there choice. This can make the individual feel valued and that there preferences and beliefs are being respected.
If individuals are not able to take part this will make them feel very different from others. I have listed other possible effects
. Feeling isolated
. Low self esteem
. Fear of rejection
. Low self worth
. Feeling withdrawn from society
. Weight loss/ gain
. Long term depression
. Increased behavior problems
. Difficulty communicating
. Lack of education
. Lack of achievement
The effects listed above are not only ones that affect the individual; they are effects that can be experienced by the individual’s family and friends too. The individuals family can become isolated from society through trying to protect their family member will often experience verbal abuse for having a family member that is perceived to be different. Family members can sometimes feel embarrassed about the shame the victimized
Individual brings to them and may distance themselves from the individual.
Those who discriminate others often do so because they have been discriminated against themselves, are unhappy or because they have watched people close to them discriminate against others and are copying and responding to their actions. People that discriminate against others sometimes end up being isolated as many members of society disagree with it and make a stand against those who victimize others.
1.3 Explain how inclusive practice promotes equality and supports diversity
Inclusive practice is about attitudes and approaches taken to ensure that people are not isolated or excluded. and not to be excluded because of a disability, but to be included in all aspects of life. Some examples of inclusive practice are control over there own life choice and independence.
Privacy, and dignity anti discrimination practice and confidentiality.
Outcome 2 Be able to work in an inclusive way
2.1 Explain how legislation and codes of practice relating to equality, diversity, and discrimination apply to own work role.