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Question: Unit 503: Champion Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Unit code: SHC 53

1 Understand diversity, equality and inclusion in own area of Responsibility

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 Be able to champion diversity, equality and inclusion

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

2.4 Support others to challenge discrimination and exclusion

3 Understand how to develop systems and processes that promote diversity, equality and inclusion

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

4 Be able to manage the risks presented when balancing individual rights and professional duty of care

4.1 Describe ethical dilemmas that may arise in own area of responsibility when balancing individual rights and duty of care

4.2 Explain the principle of informed choice

4.3 Explain how issues of individual capacity may affect informed choice

4.4 Propose a strategy to manage risks when balancing individual rights and duty of care in own area of responsibility

Management and Leadership Level 5 in Health and Social Care

Answer: 1.2 Analyse the potential effects of barriers to equality and inclusion in own area of responsibility

Inclusion, equality of opportunity and anti-discrimination are central principles in social care. All activity needs to be planned on the basis that some people may need additional support to overcome the barriers they face. Barriers are those things that prevent or make access to a service more difficult for certain groups and individuals. The barriers faced in your own workplace will be related to your own working environment and on the area of care you work in. These barriers could include one or more of the following:

· age
· gender or gender identity
· disability – physical or sensory impairment
· faith
· ethnic origin
· sexual orientation
· communication, literacy and language

Other barriers could include:

Structural, where circumstances create or resul...(short extract)

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  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: Management and Leadership Level 5
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 6839
  • Date submitted: November 14, 2012
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4348

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