Promoting Equality and diversity for service users
Everyone must be treated fairly and impartially when recieving care services
Promoting individual rights and beliefs
All people have the right to be consulted and involved in decisions that involve them.
People have the right to express their views and beliefs, including the right to refuse care or treatment.
These laws are under the equality act.
Respect for service uses, helping promote trust, and helps them to feel valued and helps them maintain their self esteem.
It is also important to let the service users know in what situations practisioners are obliged to share information.
Maintaining confidentiality does not mean information about service users should never be shared.