Commitment

We are committed to eliminating unlawful discrimination and to promoting equality and diversity within our policies, practices and procedures. We are also committed to promoting equality and diversity. This applies to our professional dealings with residents, their families, staff and third parties. We shall treat everyone equally and with the same attention, courtesy and respect regardless of:

(a) sex (including marital status, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity
and paternity);
(b) sexual orientation (including civil partnership status);
(c) race or racial group (including colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins);
(d) religion or belief;
(e) age;
(f) caring responsibility; or
(g) disability.

Legislation

We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that we and our staff do not unlawfully discriminate under:

(a) the Equal Pay Act 1970;
(b) the Sex Discrimination Act 1975;
(c) the Race Relations Act 1976;
(d) the Disability Discrimination Act 1995;
(e) the Employment Rights Act 1996;
(f) the Human Rights Act 1998;
(g) the Part-Time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable
Treatment) Regulations 2000;
(h) the Fixed-Term Employees (Prevention of Less Favourable
Treatment) Regulations 2000;
(i) the Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003;
(j) the Employment Equality (Religion or Belief Act) Regulations
2003;
(k) the Work and Families Act 2006;
(l) the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006; and
(m) any other relevant legislation in force from time to time relating to discrimination in employment and the provision of goods, facilities or services.