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L3 HSC Technical Certificate unit worksheet
Unit 303 - Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings

The numbers in the bracket after each question relate to the assessment criteria in the standards

1. Explain what is meant by (1.1.1)
a. Diversity: Is recognising that we are all very different and that there is a variety of things that makes us an individual.   Differences like age, sex, ethnicity, language, education, religion, disability, sexual orientation, appearance and many more. It is about respecting, valuing and embracing differences for the benefit of everyone.
b. Equality: Is about a fare society where everyone is treated the same and has an equal opportunity to enable them to reach their goals, without discrimination.
c. Inclusion: Is about living a full life together, respecting diversity, sharing abilities in a group setting.
Like one big happy family.
d. Discrimination: Is treating somebody differently to everybody else just because of their age, racial or ethnic origin, religion or beliefs, disability etc.

2. Describe the potential effects of discrimination (1.1.2)

It can make people feel isolated, intimidated, and angry, depressed, and stressed unable to cope, with low self-esteem. They could be frustrated, anxious and suffer mental or physical illness.

3. Explain the importance of inclusive practice in promoting equality and supporting diversity (1.1.3)

Inclusive practice is about the attitudes, approaches and strategies taken to ensure that people are not excluded or isolated, to develop good relationships, to get to know everybody’s different abilities and diversities, to work together at things. The group have to live together so it is important that they all learn to get on well with each other and understand that everybody is an individual. To make people aware of other peoples individual needs, to help everybody to achieve their potential.

4. Describe key legislation and codes of...