Equality & Diversity

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.

  • Understand the terms equality and diversity
  • 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

3hrs

The trainer will carry out an on-going assessment

All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance

The course can be delivered at locations to suit the client or at one of our training venues