health and social care

Equality
Ensuring a person is treated fairly, given the same opportunities regardless of differences and treated according to their individual needs
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Diversity
Respecting and recognising individual differences
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Empowerment
Care workers enabling and supporting individuals to be in control of their lives
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Independence
Not relying on others, and having the freedom to make your own decisions
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Inclusion
Ways of working that provide individuals with equal opportunities so that they are involved and feel they belong
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Respect
Having regard for the feelings, wishes or rights of others
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Dignity
Care that promotes and does not undermine a person's self-respect
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Rights
What everyone is entitled to and they are set out by legislation
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Choice
Giving individuals control over their lives
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Confidentiality
Private information should only be shared on a need-to-know basis
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Protection from abuse and harm
Care settings should have safeguarding procedures and safety measures in place and should follow health and safety legislation
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Equal and fair treatment
Individuals using or working in health services should be treated within the law and according to their needs
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Consultation
Individuals using health services should be asked for their opinions and views about their care and treatment
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Right to life
Life is protected by human rights law; life should be valued and respected
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Legislation
A collection of laws passed by Parliament, which state the rights and entitlements of the individual. Law is upheld through the courts
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Need-to-know basis
Information is shared only with those directly involved with the care and support of the individual
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Values of care
Values of care are core principles that underpin the work of those providing health care services
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Values of care
Promoting equality and diversity Promoting individual rights and beliefs Maintaining confidentiality
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Values of care
Promoting equality and diversity
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Values of care
Promoting equality and diversity
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Card 2

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Respecting and recognising individual differences

Back

Diversity

Card 3

Front

Care workers enabling and supporting individuals to be in control of their lives

Back

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Card 4

Front

Not relying on others, and having the freedom to make your own decisions

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Ways of working that provide individuals with equal opportunities so that they are involved and feel they belong

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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