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SCIE: Equality, diversity and human rights training course

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Intended audience group 2, 3, 4 and 5

Staff responsible for legal duties under the Equalities Act, Human Rights Act and the Care Act + FREDA principles

Intended Audience Group
EDHR & Unconscious Bias
Aims and Objectives

This training provides insight into equality, diversity and human rights, as outlined in related legislation. It explains how staff with legal duties must legally fulfil their obligations.

Content includes:

  • the values around equality, diversity and human rights
  • an employee’s legal duties under The Equalities Act (2010), The Human Rights Act (1998) and The Care Act (2014)
  • FREDA (Fairness, Respect, Equality, Dignity and Autonomy) principles which CQC uses
  • examples of test cases that apply to social care
  • discussion and exercises to allow for practical application of key learning.

In terms of equality, diversity and human rights, attendees will:

  • understand the importance of equality, diversity and human rights in a social care setting
  • learn more about The Equality Act (2010) and The Human Rights Act (1998)
  • explore the FREDA principles
  • know how to identify prejudice and the impact it has on behaviour.
Bedford Borough, BLMK, Central Bedfordshire, Luton Borough, Milton Keynes,
Frequency / Length
Four hours
Resource / Organisation
Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)
Training delivered by:
To be confirmed
Cost, Funded or Free
To be confirmed