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View Unit : Equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care practice

Unit
Unit Reference Number
F/601/4686
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care practice
Unit Level
Level 3
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
31
Unit Credit Value
4
Date of Withdrawal
SSAs
1.3 Health and Social Care
Unit Grading Structure
Pass
Assessment Guidance

This unit needs to be assessed in line with the Skills for Care and Development QCF Assessment Principles

LOs 3 and 4 must be assessed in a real work environment

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcome - The learner will:Assessment Criterion - The learner can:
1

Understand that each individual’s experience of dementia is unique

1.1

Explain why it is important to recognise and respect an individual’s heritage

1.2

Compare the experience of dementia for an individual who has acquired it as an older person with the experience of an individual who has acquired it as a younger person

1.3

Describe how the experience of dementia may be different for individuals

• who have a learning disability

• who are from different ethnic backgrounds

• who are at the end of life

1.4

Describe how the experience of an individual’s dementia may impact on carers

2

Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion in dementia care and support

2.1

Describe how current legislation, government policy and agreed ways of working support inclusive practice for dementia care and support

2.2

Describe the ways in which an individual with dementia may be subjected to discrimination and oppression

2.3

Explain the potential impact of discrimination on an individual with dementia

2.4

Analyse how diversity, equality and inclusion are addressed in dementia care and support

3

Be able to work in a person centred manner to ensure inclusivity of the individual with dementia

3.1

Demonstrate how to identify an individual’s uniqueness

3.2

Demonstrate how to use life experiences and circumstances of an individual who has dementia to ensure their inclusion

3.3

Demonstrate practical ways of helping an individual with dementia to maintain their dignity

3.4

Demonstrate how to engage and include an individual with dementia in daily life

4

Be able to work with others to encourage support for diversity and equality

4.1

Work with others to promote diversity and equality for individuals with dementia

4.2

Demonstrate how to share the individual’s preferences and interests with others

4.3

Explain how to challenge discrimination and oppressive practice of others when working with an individual with dementia

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