You are in the lounge of the residential care home where you work with several residents and Tom another care worker. Tom is telling everyone about a football match that he attended the previous night and makes a joke about one of the players that you think is inappropriate.
What's your next step?
Option 1: Although you felt uncomfortable by the joke, you decide to do nothing. It was only a joke, and you do not want people to think you do not have a sense of humour.
Option 2: When you have an opportunity, you tell Tom that you felt the joke was inappropriate. You also speak to your line manager about the situation and that residents were present.
Option 3: You tell Tom that you were uncomfortable about the joke but decide to do nothing else.