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Topics ­
1. Prejudice, Discrimination, Attitudes & Values
2. Legislation
3. Care Values
4. Access to Services (Barriers)
5. Policies
6. Quality
Prejudice, Discrimination, Attitudes & Values
Prejudice an opinion, usually unfavourable, formed beforehand and based on
inadequate facts or founded on stereotypes and irrational fears.
Discrimination the outward result of prejudice leading to the unfair treatment of any
Prejudice is an attitude, discrimination is a behaviour produced by that attitude.…read more

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Opportunities due to the above, individuals may not take best advantage of
opportunities which are supposed to be available to all e.g. Education, good jobs,
promotion, decent housing, high standard of medical care. Their life chances may be
Individual Rights again as a consequence of the above, the individual could believe
that they get what they deserve and take no action when legally they could be entitled to.
They may not know or fully understand their rights.…read more

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Discrimination by Perception Direct discrimination against
someone because the others think they
possess a protected characteristic.
Indirect Discrimination Can occur when you have a rule or
policy that applies to everyone but
which disadvantages a particular
protected characteristic.
Harassment Employees can now complain of
behaviour they find offensive even if it is
not directed at them.
Harassment by a Third Party Employers are potentially liable for
harassment of their staff by people
they don't employ.…read more

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Primary Socialisation For most of us, the first primary relationship we form is with
our parent(s) or guardians the people who are charged with the initial socialisation
process. As we grow older and go to school, we also start to form primary attachments
with friends and, eventually, with other adults (through things like our own families, work
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We can see evidence of this process in the behaviour of young children. If, for example,
you watch very young children, just as they are starting to be introduced to adults who
not are familiar to them, you frequently find they become quiet and shy. This is because
the child is unsure about how to behave appropriately towards the stranger.
The same process happens in any new situation. Teenage men and women, for
example, tend to be initially shy and awkward in each other's company.…read more

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Agents of Socialisation
Agents of Socialisation How do they socialise? What are the effects on the
Education People can act as role Makes them think about
Other children in the models things differently or have a
school/class Behaviour, both good new perspective
Teachers, classroom and bad can be copied.…read more

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Title of Law The Children's Act
Date of Act 1989 (with amendments)
It revolves around the paramount
Principle. This is where the best interests
of the child are the primary consideration.
Children have a right to be consulted and
their views listened to. The legislation,
overall, protects the welfare of children.
What the Law Says They are given rights and their parents are
(What it makes illegal) given responsibilities.…read more

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Title of Law Equality Act
Date of Act 2010 (no amendments)
Replaces several pieces of older
legislation, including the disability rights
act, the new race relations act and the
equal opportunities act. This makes it
illegal to discriminate on the grounds of
race, (religion, belief), gender, (sexual
What the Law Says orientation, pregnancy and maternity),
(What it makes illegal) disability, age. All of the above are called
protected characteristics.…read more


Sam Morran

An awful lot of information - covers most of the course but has a very detailed section regarding the Acts that you need to learn.


It says safari cant download

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