Topic outline

  • Introduction

    Equality and diversity are essential components of health and social care. Good equality and diversity practices make sure that the services provided to people are fair and accessible to everyone.

    To complete this course you must:

    1.  watch the video clip 
    2.  read the factsheet.

    This course does not have an assessment.  Personal responsibility and accountability is required, and therefore, if you need to evidence completion of this course, you should confirm that you have watched the video and read and understood the factsheet information.  Discuss with your training contact or line manager if required.

    • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion


      This short video (3 mins) will give you an insight into the 10 protected characteristics under the Equality Act, as well 

      as an understanding of direct, indirect, associative and perception discrimination.


      Click on the link below to start the video - this will open in a new window which you can close once finished watching.

    • Equality and Diversity Factsheet

      The following information has been collated from several websites to provide information relevant to you and your role.

      Please read through the Factsheet carefully and click on the links within it for more information.