Equality and Diversity Policy


This clearly written policy gives comprehensive coverage to all aspects of  Equality and Diversity and explains how the principles of the Equality Act 2010 are put into action in the care environment.


Equality and Diversity Policy

This easy to read, engaging Equality and Diversity Policy details the ‘nine protected characteristics’ and is written in accordance with The Equality Act 2010. It is a policy that defines and explains what Equality and Diversity is and gives examples of how awareness of this may be applied in the everyday workplace/caring setting. This is a policy that is robust and far-reaching, offering solid guidelines for employers and employees.

This is a comprehensive document with the essential depth and scope required for care businesses –  it details specific CQC fundamental standards, numbered regulations and Key Lines of Enquiry (KLOEs) related to implementation of the policy.

Policy includes:

  • Explanations of management and staff responsibilities
  • Examples of discrimination
  • Details of rights

Length: 9 pages

Last reviewed: November 2016

*You will need to remove all reference to Very Caring Ltd in this document and replace with the name and details of your own organisation.

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