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Question: Unit 3: Champion equality, diversity and inclusion (SHC53)

1.1 Explain models of practice that underpin equality, diversity and inclusion in own area of responsibility.
1.2 Analyse the potential effects of barriers to equality and inclusion in own area of responsibility
1.3 Analyse the impact of legislation and policy initiatives on the promotion of equality, diversity and inclusion in own area of responsibility
2.1 Promote equality, diversity and inclusion in policy and practice
2.2 Challenge discrimination and exclusion in policy and practice
2.3 Provide others with information about the effects of discrimination, the impact of inclusion and the value of diversity
2.4 Support others to challenge discrimination and exclusion

3.1 Analyse how systems and processes can promote equality and inclusion or reinforce discrimination and exclusion
3.2 Evaluate the effectiveness of systems and processes in promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in own area of responsibility.
3.3 Propose improvements to address gaps or shortfalls in systems and processes

Answer: 1.2 Certain barriers that may occur within a work force that effect equality and inclusion could be cultural barriers, where other staff, service users or employees may not be considerate of religion and different beliefs. As a line manager I appreciate that people have different religions and beliefs and at times this requires me to alter staff members working patterns to accommodate this. An example of this is to allow time off for religious festivals and weekly attendance to church etc. Personal barriers is a common barrier within a working environment, this is when staff members hold individual prejudice towards each other. For example due to religious reasons a care worker was unable to participate in personal care with male service users. This particular service user was a double handed call and required two care workers, the second care worker felt it was unfair that the care wo...(short extract)

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  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: Health and Social Care
  • Level: Further Education
  • Year: Not applicable
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  • Words: 3154
  • Date submitted: September 14, 2018
  • Date written: Not available
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  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8517

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