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P4: Explain how national initiatives promote anti-discriminatory practice.

In this task ill be explaining how national initiatives in regards to the anti-discriminatory practice.

Human Rights Act 1998, 2000

The human rights act includes all standard human rights such as, dignity, freedom, respect and the right to a good quality of life. The purpose of the human rights act is to give individuals the right to take any legal action if any of their human rights are violated such as being treated differently on the base of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation or vulnerability; therefore they have the power to take action against any persons or organization. The human rights act promotes anti-discriminatory practice because it ensures that we have rights and that these rights are satisfied, it also means that if these rights aren’t met, it also ensures that individuals are given the opportunity to take legal action. For instance in a care home, the human rights act makes sure that service users are able to take action against their service providers if they feel that their rights aren’t being met, or even family members can do so on their behalf if they feel that their rights are being violated or restricted in any shape, way or form.

Race Relations Act 2000

This act makes it illegal to treat a person differently because they’re of a less favorable race. This act also includes that it’s unlawful to treat a person not only on their skin colour alone but also on the grounds of their nationality, race, ethnic origin and also the place in which they have citizenship. In the workplace an employer cannot select someone because they’re from a particular racial group or ethnicity. This is discrimination and can lead to legal action being taken against the employer or organization.

Nursing and Residential Care homes regulation act 1984

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