Adult Safeguarding - Raising a Concern and the Decision Making Tool (DMT)
Discriminatory or Hate Crime
Unequal or abusive treatment based on age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex or sexual orientation.
- Isolated incident of teasing motivated by prejudicial attitudes towards an adult’s individual differences
- Isolated incident of care planning that fails to address an adult’s specific diversity associated needs for a short period
- Reoccurring incidents of teasing motivated by prejudicial attitudes towards a persons’ individual differences. Lack of risk assessment to manage situations.
- Recurring failure to meet specific care/support needs associated with diversity that cause little distress
- Denial of civil liberties e.g. voting, making a complaint
- Hate crime resulting in injury/emergency medical treatment/fear for life
- Hate crime resulting in serious injury/attempted murder/honour-based violence
- Inequitable access to service provision as a result of diversity issue
- Being refused access to essential services
- Humiliation, threats or taunts on a regular basis
- Recurring failure to meet specific care/support needs associated with diversity that cause distress
The Equality Act 2010 legally protects people from discrimination. Details for reporting a hate crime can be found on the Thames Valley Police Website: https://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/advice/advice-and-information/hco/hate-crime/how-to-report-hate-crime/
Last Updated: 29 July 2021