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Respecting Diversity Info:
Each individual has his or her own uniqueness. This uniqueness is how we are different or diverse from others. Respecting diversity is about both respecting our differences and appreciating how we are alike. Diversity among individuals occurs everywhere, including our residents, staff, and families. Recognize key concepts of respecting diversity and ways to minimize prejudice and discrimination.
By the end of this course participants will be able to:
- 1. Explain the concept of diversity.
- 2. Define prejudice, stereotype, and discrimination.
- 3. List the ways in which people are diverse.
- 4. Identify and challenge one’s own prejudices.
- 5. Discuss the consequences of prejudice.
- 6. Suggest tips to minimize prejudice and discrimination in an assisted living/residential care Community.
- 1. Introduction
- a. Diversity in Assisted Living/Residential Care
- b. What is diversity?
- c. What makes us unique
- d. Respecting differences
- 2. Prejudice, stereotype and discrimination
- a. Prejudice
- b. Stereotype
- c. Discrimination
- 3. Effects of prejudice and discrimination
- 4. What you can do about prejudice
- a. How to minimize prejudices
- 5. Conclusion
Josh Allen, RN
Josh Allen is a Registered Nurse with over 20 years of experience in senior living. As the Director of InTouch at Home, Josh oversees all aspects of business development, care, services, and operations for the organization. As a part of the SRG Senior Living family of companies, InTouch at Home delivers personalized care and services to clients living in senior living communities as well as private residences across three states.
Josh also serves on the board of the American Assisted Living Nurses Association, and represents AALNA on the boards of the Center for Excellence in Assisted Living and Coalition of Geriatric Nursing Organizations. Josh has previously served as President and CEO of Care and Compliance Group, a leading training solutions provider.
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