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What is prejudice?

An unreasonable or unfair dislike or preference towards an individual or social group

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What is discrimination?

Discrimination is acting upon these prejudices and treating somebody unfairly.

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What is stereotyping?

Generalising about how a particular group of people behaves.

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What is labelling?

Giving something a name to categorize them.

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What is bullying?

Repeated behaviour which is intended to hurt somebody physically or emotionally.

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What is harassment?

Behaving in a way that makes someone feel distressed, humiliated or threatened.

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What are the basis for discrimination?

social class
Race
culture
Sex
Sexuality
family status
Age
Health status
cognitive ability
Disability
Religion

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What is direct discrimination?

Discriminating against a group of people or a person on purpose

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What is indirect discrimination?

When there is a policy that applies to everyone but disadvantages a group of people - could be unintentional

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What are the types of abuse?

Physical
Emotional/Psychological
Sexual
Neglect
Financial
Institutional
Bullying
Discrimination
Exploitation/mate crime

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What is racism?

Prejudice or discrimination against a person or a group based on their membership to a particular racial or ethnic group

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What is sexism?

Prejudice or discrimination against a person or a group based on their gender/sex

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What is ageism?

Prejudice or discrimination against a person or a group based on their age

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What is homophobia?

Prejudice or discrimination against a person or a group based on their sexuality

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Who is affected by discrimination?

Individuals who require care and support.
Family/friends/relatives of individuals.
Practitioners.

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What is meant by "individuals who require care and support"?

Service users: Older adults, children, people with disabilities, patients etc

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What is meant by "practitioners"?

People who work in HSC: Teachers, nurses, doctors, social workers, care assistants etc

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How does discrimination affect people?

• Disempowerment
• Low self esteem
• Low self confidence
• Poor health and well being
• Mental health issues

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What does disempowerment mean?

No longer feeling in control or having rights and choices

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What is low self esteem?

Not thinking much of yourself as a person

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What is low confidence?

Not believing that you can do things?

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What does poor health and wellbeing mean?

Becoming ill. Maybe from lack of nutrition or not looking after yourself

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What doers mental health issues mean?

Depression, anxiety, stress