Anti-Discrimination and ‘Anti-Oppressive Practice’ In Health & Social Care Questions and Answers

Week 6 Anti-Discrimination and ‘Anti-Oppressive Practice’ In Health & Social Care Over the past weeks, we have been exploring: The idea of EQUALITY The idea of DIVERSITY The idea of HUMAN RIGHTS We have considered these ideas as they are applied in the health & social care professions. Brief reflection: Take 5 minutes to write a sentence defining each idea above, as you understand it. Then, take 5 minutes to compare answers with the person next to you. Are they similar? Are they different? Take note. We have noted that each idea – equality, diversity, human rights – is contested Read More …

SH4003 Week 11 Cultural Competences and Cultural Humility in Health & Social Care

Cultural Competency Cultural competency training is seen as a way to reduce or prevent racial inequalities, & promote culturally appropriate services in health & social care Evidence shows the influence of culture, diversity & equality on the availability, accessibility, acceptability & quality of healthcare service provision (Napier, et al, 2014) UK healthcare services claim to ensure equity & the responsiveness of healthcare services to diverse needs The aim is to be culturally inclusive However, evidence shows that there are health inequalities, & disparities in health provision for members of minority groups This shows that the UK health system does not Read More …