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Work with individuals in a way that respects their beliefs, culture, values and preferences

Qualification: Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care
Unit name: Equality and inclusion in care settings
Learning outcome: 2. Be able to work in an inclusive way
Assessment criteria: 2.2 Work with individuals in a way that respects their beliefs, culture, values and preferences

To achieve this assessment criteria, you will have to demonstrate to your assessor that you are able to work with individuals in a way that respects their beliefs, culture, values and preferences.

Some of the ways that you may do this include:

  • Ensuring you read each individual’s care plan before supporting them
  • Listening to the individual and having a genuine interest in what they say
  • Being non-judgmental, compassionate and understanding
  • Not trying to influence an individual’s values or beliefs
  • Providing care that is in line with their culture, beliefs and preferences (e.g. preferred food,
  • Promoting and supporting an individual’s rights