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Q: Describe both direct and indirect discrimination that may occur in an adult social care setting
A: This OCR model assignment may be used to provide evidence for the unit above. Alternatively, centres may wish to adapt this assignment or devise their own assignment for the purposes of assessment. [ It is the centre?s responsibility to ensure that any adaptations made to this assignment allow candidates to meet all the assessment criteria. The Ofqual accreditation number associated with this
unit is: Unit accreditation number H/602/3039 Qualification accreditation number (QAN) 501/1673/3 This model assignment remains live for the life of this qualification ALL THESE MATERIALS MAY BE PHOTOCOPIED. Any photocopying will be done under the terms of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 solely for the purposes of assessment. ]
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User: Describe both direct and indirect discrimination that may occur in an adult social care setting

Weegy: This OCR model assignment may be used to provide evidence for the unit above. Alternatively, centres may wish to adapt this assignment or devise their own assignment for the purposes of assessment. [ It is the centre?s responsibility to ensure that any adaptations made to this assignment allow candidates to meet all the assessment criteria. The Ofqual accreditation number associated with this unit is: Unit accreditation number H/602/3039 Qualification accreditation number (QAN) 501/1673/3 This model assignment remains live for the life of this qualification ALL THESE MATERIALS MAY BE PHOTOCOPIED. Any photocopying will be done under the terms of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 solely for the purposes of assessment. ]
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User: Describe both direct and indirect discrimination

Weegy: Indirect discrimination will occur where a person imposes, or proposes to impose, a requirement, condition or practice that has, or is likely to have, the effect of disadvantaging people with a protected attribute, and that is not reasonable. [ ]
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Direct discrimination occurs when a person is treated less favourably than another person because of a protected characteristic

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A care home always gives smaller portions of food to women living in the care home and larger portions to men because they believe men have bigger appetites. This is irrespective of individual needs or preferences. This is direct discrimination against women living in the care home, on the grounds of sex.

Indirect discrimination happens when there is a rule, a policy or even a practice that applies generally but which particularly disadvantages people who share a protected characteristic.
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