Diploma Level 5 in Leadership for Health and Social Care Essay

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Unit 503 – champion equality, diversity and inclusion 1.1 Explain the models of practice that underpin equality, diversity and inclusion in own area of responsibility
There are two models that link with equality, diversity and inclusion, the first one is the social model of disability which views discrimination and prejudice as being embedded in today’s society, their attitude’s and their surrounding environment. The social model focuses on who the adult is as person not what their disability or diagnosis is, the focus is on how to improve and empower the individual’s life and lead a more independent life as possible. The second model is the medical model of disability which views adults has having an impairment or lacking in some
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2.3 Provide others with information about: * The effects of discrimination
The physical effects that are known are, headaches, poor appetite, a change in eating habits, sleeplessness, losing or gaining weight, deterioration of health, bruises, ulcers, lack of personal hygiene and lack of energy.
The emotional effects that are known are, low self-esteem, lack of confidence, feeling unwanted, insecurity, becoming withdrawn, depression/stress, anxiety, sudden change in behaviour, lack of co-operation and learned helplessness.
The social effects that will have an impact will be, isolation, lack of friends, becoming withdrawn, unrecognized as an individual, feel like a stranger and inability to build relationships.
The intellectual effects are, restricted access to education, poor performance in examinations, lack of achievements, poor job prospects, lack of skills, self-fulfilling prophecy, loss of motivation, lack of interest in anything and absence from work.

* The impact of inclusion
Social inclusion is one of the key concepts of recovery. The group of health professional including nurses, occupational therapists, clinical psychologists and social workers, all have a contributing factor indicating their support for recovery-oriented practice, and support the residents of the home. Getting the residents included in everyday life is essential and helps them thrive and to be a valued member of society and to aid them to be able to lead a