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The Equality Act in Health and Social Care 12 November 2024

The Equality Act in Health and Social Care 12 November 2024
The Equality Act in Health and Social Care 12 November 2024

Date, Time & Location

Nov 12, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

via Zoom

About the Event


This full day course aims to familiarise adult health and social care professionals with the Equality Act 2010 and its 9 protected characteristics.

Learning outcomes

  • Improved awareness of the Equality Act 2010 and how it applies to social care.
  • Greater familiarity with the 9 protected characteristics and how this translates into real life and practical examples.
  • To feel confident about how to deal with situations or sensitive topics where differing views may arise in the workplace or with clients.


The day will be split into 9 different sessions covering each of the 9 protected characteristics, incorporating case studies and Q&A sessions:

  • Age
  • Disability
  • Gender reassignment
  • Marriage and civil partnership
  • Pregnancy and maternity
  • Race
  • Religion or belief
  • Sex
  • Sexual orientation

The course will be delivered by Oscar Davies

Oscar Davies (they/them) is a barrister specialising in discrimination law at Garden Court Chambers. They are frequently in tribunal/court litigating matters pertaining to all protected characteristics. They are recognised as a Tier 1 ‘Rising Star’ in the Legal 500. They have a broad civil practice, in court or tribunal most days, encompassing employment, education, human rights and property. 

Oscar was the first barrister in the UK to be publicly recognised as non-binary and to use the title ‘Mx’ in court, which was championed by the press as a ‘legal first’. In 2024 Oscar was nominated as Young Pro Bono Barrister of the Year (Advocate), LGBTQ+ Champion of the Year (Individual) and DE&I Rising Star of the Year (Legal 500 ESG Awards). They were voted as one of the ‘Top 10 Outstanding Contributors to LGBT+ Life’ by the British LGBT Awards 2022 for their work as an advocate and activist for non-binary rights.

Includes all course materials and a certificate. Course access details will be emailed direct to delegate(s) upon completion of your booking.  If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to email  or call 07341 277487.


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    Tax: +£30.00 VAT



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