Equality, diversity and rights in health and social care 1.1

  • Created by: abbiedye
  • Created on: 28-01-19 17:28


What is equality?

  • ensuring that people are treated equally and fairly
  • all individuals must be given the same choices and opportunities regardless of their needs and differences
  • must not be discriminated against due to their age, race, sexuality, disability or gender

What is diversity?

  • recognising and valuing that every individual is unique
  • accepting and respecting individual differences
  • pregnancy/maternity
  • race
  • religion
  • cultural differences
  • gender and reassignment
  • sexuality/orientation
  • age
  • family structure
  • disability
  • marriage/civil partnership
  • social class
  • language
  • dress
  • food
  • music/the arts
  • education

What is the right of choice?


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