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What is equality?

Ensuring a patient is treated fairly, given the same opportunities regardless of any differences


What is diversity?

The differences of people in society
Race, religion, age etc


What is promoting diversity?

Respecting and recognising individual differences


What are the 6 rights?

Protection from harm and abuse
Equal and fair treatment
Right to life


Why is choice important?

Gives people control over their lives
Increases self esteem
Promotes independence


What is confidentiality?

Private information should not be shared with anybody who doesn't need to see it/hear it


What is Protection from abuse and harm?

Stopping people getting hut through safeguarding, hygiene, security or safety measures


What is equal and fair treatment?

Individuals in HSC settings should be treated according to their needs and not discriminated against.


What is consultation?

Individuals should be asked their opinions and views about their care and treatment?


What is the right to life?

Everybody should be allowed to live


What is legislation?

A collection of laws passed by parliament


What does 'Values of Care' mean?

A set of guidelines and ways of working for care settings and staff. Everybody receives appropriate care


What are the 3 values of care?

Promoting equality and diversity
Promoting individuals' rights and beliefs
Maintaining confidentiality


How do care settings promote equality in health and social care?

Access to care services provided for everyone - wheelchair ramps, hearing loop, braille or large print.
Staff using non-discriminatory language. Challenging discrimination.
Having and following an equal opportunities policy


How do care settings promote diversity?

Offering choice - menus with vegetarian, halal and gluten free options
A variety of activities and tasks to take part in.


How do care settings promote individuals' rights in health and social care?

Mobility, dietary and communication needs met.
All areas and resources accessible to everyone.
Female staff available to meet cultural requirements - eg female doctor for Muslim woman.
Consulting with service user about options


How do care settings promote individuals' beliefs in care settings?

Cultural and religious dietary needs - halal, kosher
Providing a prayer room
Celebrating a range of different festivals such as Eid


How do care settings maintain confidentiality?

Private info should be shared by care workers on a need to know basis.
Information should be kept secure - locked filing cabinet or password protected.
No gossiping.
Talk in a private room


What are the early years values of care?

Ensuring the welfare of the child is paramount
Keeping children safe and maintaining a healthy environment.
Working in partnership with parents and families.
Encouraging children's learning and development.
Valuing diversity.
Ensuring equality of opportunity.
Anti-discriminatory practice.
Ensuring confidentiality.
Working with other professionals.


What is need to know basis?

Information is only shared with those directly involved with the care and support of the individual.


How do care settings ensure the welfare of the child paramount?

Having a safeguarding policy.
Make sure the needs of the child come first.
All staff must have DBS checks.
Never smack or humiliate a child.


How do care settings keep children safe and maintain a healthy environment?

Having security measures such as CCTV and visitor badges.
Carry out risk assessments.
Food provided should meet healthy eating guidelines.


How do care settings work in partnership with parents and families?

Daily diaries for the children.
Informal chats with the parents.
Parents' evenings.
Reports sent home.


How do care settings encourage a child's learning and development?

Provide a range of activities appropriate for the child's age and ability.
The child's progress should be monitored so that support or extension activities can be provided.


How do care settings value diversity?

Displays and toys should reflect different cultures.
Celebrate a wide range of festivals with the children.
Food options from a variety of cultures and dietary needs.


How do care settings ensure equality of opportunity?

Ensuring all areas of the setting and activities are accessible.
Don't use language that rules somebody out "I need 2 strong boys"


How do care settings promote anti-discriminatory practice?

Treat children fairly.
Staff should have no favourites.
All discriminatory comments should be challenged.
Nobody should be excluded from activities.
Staff to be good role models and demonstrate inclusive behaviour.


How do care settings ensure confidentiality?

Need to know basis.
Information kept secure.
No gossiping.


How do care settings work with other professionals?

Share information openly but sensitively.
Social services.
Speech and language therapist.


Name some advocacy services?

Empower me
British Institute of Learning Disabilities


How can an advocate support an individual?

Going with an individual to meetings or attending them for them.
Helping an individual find and access information.
Speaking on behalf of an individual at a case conference to express their wishes.


What will an advocate not do?

Judge the individual
Give their own personal opinion
Make decisions for the individual


Name 6 support groups?

Age UK
Rethink mental illness
Macmillan Cancer Support


Name some informal support:

Family and friends helping with:
Personal care - dressing showering, bathing.
Collecting prescriptions.
Preparing meals.
Doing laundry.
Keeping someone company - a chat.
Mowing the lawn.