Equality and Diversity

£4.99

The Equality Act 2010 was enacted into law on the 1 October 2010 and came into force in April 2011.

It was written to replace anti-discrimination legislation (such as the Race Relations Act 1976 and the Disability Discrimination Act 1995) with one piece of legislation which makes clear the role of organisations in protecting the rights of individuals against unlawful discrimination.

The aim of this course is to provide dental practices with an understanding of the Equality Act 2010 and how this applies to working in a dental practice.

This course is suitable for the whole dental team.

Aim

The aim of this course is to provide dental practices with an understanding of the Equality Act 2010 and how this applies to working in a dental practice.

 

Objectives

The objectives of this online course are:

  • To explain the general principles of the Equality Act 2010 and how it relates to the dental team.
  • To clarify what is required to ensure individuals’ rights under the Human Rights Act 1998 and the Equality Act 2010 are respected.
  • Explain what is meant by protected characteristics.
  • To provide insight into how best to protect team members and patients in the protected characteristics categories from discrimination.
  • Describe the common barriers to accessing dental treatment as it relates to equality and diversity.
  • Help you understand how best to encourage equal opportunities for team members and patients.

 

GDC Development Outcomes

A, D

 

Course Duration: 45 minutes