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Attitudes, Discrimination and Prejudices

Our attitudes towards ourselves and others have developed over many
years and are a consequence of both the primary and secondary
socialisation processes. Attitudes and values are not fixed and will
constantly change and evolve. The way we think and feel will influence the
way we…

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Non-verbal Discrimination ­ this could include not making eye contact
with someone, showing distaste through facial expression or body
language or showing that they are visibly embarrassed.

Harassment ­ Unwanted conduct relating to a protected characteristic
which violates dignity or creates an intimidating, hostile, offensive,
degrading or humiliating environment for…

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Advertising

Non-discriminatory advert ­ can't say something such as `We are
looking for a man...', though it can be used in a much more subtle
way ­ `We are looking for a handsome employee'.
Advertise in a wide variety of places which are accessible to
different genders, ages and races.…

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Arrange interviews at an accessible location and time. This means
that those with disabilities are able to get to the interview room, as
well as for people with family commitments are able to attend the
interview with a time that doesn't clash.
Have a mixed interview panel. This allows people…

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Helps prevent future discrimination - This is important because it
ensures that the organisation will not tolerate and discriminatory
behaviour. And is challenged so you always get equality of
opportunity.
Gives guidance on how to behave - This is good because it reflects
well on the company if the staff…

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responsibilities of the staff and allow staff to know how to behave.
It will ensure no discrimination in the workplace.
Update staff regularly (don't wait for next training day) - so
then it will allow them to identify situation so then you can give a
rapid response to any problems…

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ease into the job making them perform to their best. Ensuring even
new staff can maintain a high quality of care and then there is a
named person they can go to in order to ask for help.
Monitor/ observe staff performance - this will mean that the
organisation knows…

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