- Created by: Nicole
- Created on: 14-05-10 11:14
Promoting Quality Care
Following safe working practice
Knowing our own attitudes
Not being prejudiced
Preventing barriers to access of services
Encouraging high self esteem
Knowing about relevant legislation
Enabling fair and equal access
Applying care values
Health and Wellbeing
Self Actualisation - leading a fulfilled adult life depending on a secure sense and positive self esteem.
Self esteem Needs - communcation barriers can prevent you from feeling valued.
Love and Belongings - feeling wanted and valued
Safety Needs - having a secure and safe enviroment
Physical Needs - food, warmth, shelter, and clothes are basic needs
Child's Commissioners task will be too:
Initiate enquiries on behalf of children
Find out about needs of children and young people
Investigate specifically the needs and the interests of the chidren and young people
Sex Discrimination Act
Sex Discrimination Act covers direct and indirect discrimination
Direct sex discrimination is when a person is treated less favorably than a person of the opposite sex who are both in the same situation.
Indirect sex discrimination is when a far fewer members of one sex can take advantage of a situation than the other sex.
Strength- it is illegal to discriminate because a person is married
Weakness - it is hard to prove a person has been using direct or indirect discrimination
Disability Discrimination Act
The act doesnt apply to prision officers, fire-fighters, police officers, members of the armed forces, people who work abroad on ships, aircraft and hovercraft.
It doesnt apply to people who employ less than fifteen people
A tribeunion can:
Make a declaration about the rights of the employee
Order the employee to pay compensation
Recommend that the employer takes reasonable actions for a period of time.
Information that must be kept confident includes:
Personal information from being dicarded orally
Written information being stored safe
Electronic records should be password protected.
Promoting service users rights
The rights to be different
Freedom from discrimination
Safety and security
Fostering equality and diversity
Understanding and not showing predudice
Understanding and valueing the benefits of diversity
Understanding the bases of discrimination
Understanding own beliefs
Principles of early years
The welfare of the child is PARAMOUNT
Children should be kept safe
children should be offered a range of experiences
Working with other professions