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Identify when to access information, advice and support about diversity, equality and inclusion

Qualification: Level 2 Diploma in Adult Care
Unit name: Equality and inclusion in care settings
Learning outcome: 3. Know how to access information, advice and support about diversity, equality and inclusion
Assessment criteria: 3.3 Identify when to access information, advice and support about diversity, equality and inclusion

Having looked at sources of information, advice and support about equality, diversity and inclusion and how they may be accessed, this section explores when you may wish to use them.

Knowing when to access information, support and advice are important because it can help to prevent discriminatory practices from occurring or being prolonged.

Some examples of times when you may need to do this include:

  • if you are unsure about something related to equality, diversity or inclusion
  • if you have a dilemma where your responsibilities relating to equality, diversity or inclusion are in conflict with other responsibilities, such as your duty care
  • if an individual, their family or a co-worker asks for more information about equality, diversity or inclusion
  • if you witness discriminatory behaviour