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Equality and Inclusion in Care Settings

This mandatory unit for the Level 2 Diploma in Care explores the concepts of equality, diversity, inclusion and discrimination.

In addition it looks at types of discrimination and how equality, diversity and inclusion can be promoted as part of your work role.

There are three learning outcomes each with three assessment criteria:

  1. Understand the importance of equality and inclusion
    1. Explain what is meant by: diversity, equality, inclusion and discrimination
    2. Describe ways in which discrimination may deliberately or inadvertently occur in the work setting
    3. Explain how practices that support equality and inclusion reduce the likelihood of discrimination
  2. Be able to work in an inclusive way
    1. Identify which legislation and codes of practice relating to equality, diversity and discrimination apply to own role
    2. Show interaction with individuals that respects their beliefs, culture, values and preferences
    3. Describe how to challenge discrimination in a way that encourages change
  3. Know how to access information, advice and support about diversity, equality and inclusion
    1. Identify a range of sources of information, advice and support about diversity, equality and inclusion
    2. Describe how to access information, advice and support about diversity, equality and inclusion
    3. Identify when to access information, advice and support about diversity, equality and inclusion