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What is the term used when an older adults is turned down for a job because of their age?

discrimination

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what is the term used when a patient is given a choice of treatment?

empower

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What is the term used when a child is smacked by a nursery worker?

abuse

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What is equality?

treating people fairly, people not being discriminated, treating people according to their needs, all people given the same opportunities

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What is diversity?

recognition of differences, differences are valued, accessing and respecting individual differences e.g. faith, diet & language

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What are rights?

what individuals are entitled to, rights are given by law

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what is discriminatory behaviour?

treating someone differently because of a specified characteristic, e.g. racism, ageism

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What term is used to describe someone who is less able to protect themselves from harm due to, for example a mental health problem?

vulnerable

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What is legislation?

provides a framework for an individual to obtain their rights

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What term is used to describe when a persons opinions and views are sought?

consultation

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what term is used to describe when someone speaking on behalf of a service user?

advocacy

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What does paramount mean?

when something is of the highest importance

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What is an ethnic minority group?

people living in a country where another cultural or ethnic groups is in the majority, people who differ in race from the dominant group of the country in which they live

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What are examples of early years settings?

nursery, child minder, creche, playgroup, sure start centre

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What are examples of health settings?

doctors surgery, hospital, dentist, nursing home

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What are examples of social settings?

day centre, residential home, retirement home, support group, social services office