Flashcards in Unit 2 Equality Diversity and Rights: LO2 Deck (23)
What is prejudice?
An unreasonable or unfair dislike or preference towards an individual or social group
What is discrimination?
Discrimination is acting upon these prejudices and treating somebody unfairly.
What is stereotyping?
Generalising about how a particular group of people behaves.
What is labelling?
Giving something a name to categorize them.
What is bullying?
Repeated behaviour which is intended to hurt somebody physically or emotionally.
What is harassment?
Behaving in a way that makes someone feel distressed, humiliated or threatened.
What are the basis for discrimination?
What is direct discrimination?
Discriminating against a group of people or a person on purpose
What is indirect discrimination?
When there is a policy that applies to everyone but disadvantages a group of people - could be unintentional
What are the types of abuse?
What is racism?
Prejudice or discrimination against a person or a group based on their membership to a particular racial or ethnic group
What is sexism?
Prejudice or discrimination against a person or a group based on their gender/sex
What is ageism?
Prejudice or discrimination against a person or a group based on their age
What is homophobia?
Prejudice or discrimination against a person or a group based on their sexuality
Who is affected by discrimination?
Individuals who require care and support.
Family/friends/relatives of individuals.
What is meant by "individuals who require care and support"?
Service users: Older adults, children, people with disabilities, patients etc
What is meant by "practitioners"?
People who work in HSC: Teachers, nurses, doctors, social workers, care assistants etc
How does discrimination affect people?
• Low self esteem
• Low self confidence
• Poor health and well being
• Mental health issues
What does disempowerment mean?
No longer feeling in control or having rights and choices
What is low self esteem?
Not thinking much of yourself as a person
What is low confidence?
Not believing that you can do things?
What does poor health and wellbeing mean?
Becoming ill. Maybe from lack of nutrition or not looking after yourself