Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Training | Online E-learning

Demonstrate fair and legal treatment for everyone at work

Everybody’s different, but we all have a right to fair treatment. This essential equality and diversity training will outline the important aspects of fair treatment and equality in practice.

Equality, diversity and human rights are a fundamental part of modern healthcare. This equality and diversity training e-learning will begin by outlining these different terms and explaining what they mean.

You will then go deeper into the types of legislation which exist – including the Human rights Act 1998, and the Equality Act 2010 – to gain a firm understand of your legal protections and responsibilities.

You will also be shown effective procedures for dealing with bullying and harassment; explore whistleblowing procedures; and become confident to fulfill good working practice and fair treatment at work.

What will I learn?

By the end of this equality and diversity training online e-learning, you will be able to:

  • Define equality and diversity
  • Outline the relevant legislation
  • Explain why equality is especially important in the NHS
  • Explore health inequalities that exist
  • State the core human rights principles
  • State the protected characteristics
  • Demonstrate your legal responsibilities
  • Make reasonable adjustments
  • Combat bullying and harassment

Who should take this course?

This Equality, Diversity and Human Rights e-learning is suitable for all healthcare staff, who want to support fair, legal and productive working environments.

Applicants must be proficient in written and spoken English. (Contact us to find out about our bespoke multi-lingual courses.)

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escalla Healthcare is one of the UK’s leading healthcare education providers, and celebrates over 25 years of working in the health sector.

Our bespoke and off-the-shelf catalogue utilise the latest interactive learning techniques and platforms. Learners benefit from informative and engaging content, with built-in assessment, certification and hosting options.

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Equality and Diversity training course Content

  • Definitions
  • Equality in the NHS
  • Health inequalities
  • Human Rights Act 1998
  • Core human rights principles (FREDA)
  • Equality Act 2010
  • Terminology
  • Discrimination
  • Protected characteristics
  • Age
  • Disability
  • Gender reassignment
  • Marriage and civil partnership
  • Pregnancy and maternity
  • Race
  • Religion and belief
  • Sexual orientation
  • Sex
  • Bullying
  • What is harassment?
  • Dealing with harassment
  • Whistleblowing
  • Responsibilities and duties
  • Reasonable adjustments
  • The Two Tick symbol
  • Getting communicate right
  • Case studies
  • Complaints
  • Dignity
  • The 10 Dignity Do’s
  • Other ways of maintaining dignity
  • Actions you should be taking
  • Helpful websites
  • Questions to ask your manager