Equality and Diversity – 1 day

Course Description:

This course forms part of the mandatory training requirements for all staff working within the health and social care field. Ensuring the principles of equality and anti-discriminatory practice are embedded within all care settings protecting not only people receiving care and support, but also ensure those working within the sector are protected against discriminatory practices.

Course Outline:

Understand the terms equality and diversity
Appreciate the impact of Equality and Diversity for your clients, volunteers, staff, external partners & the local community
Define the terms stereotyping, prejudice, discrimination, victimisation and harassment and how these may be present within the care environment
Provides an overview of the Equality Act 2010 and protected characteristics identified within it
Responsibilities of both employers and employees in preventing discrimination, stereotyping or prejudice
Understand the importance of celebrating diversity and how this can be done within health and social care settings