Unit CCLD 301
Develop and promote positive relationships
K3C154 – Good working relationships are vital to the setting. They help to provide a positive environment that can be experienced by everyone. If staff get along well and the morale is high, parents are more likely to put trust in us to look after their children effectively. Children will feel secure and content; staff members may seem more approachable. This applies to the way the parents feel about us too, perhaps they will be more open to discussion as they will feel valued and welcome. Good working relationships will enable staff to rely on each other to pull together and help the nursery reach its highest potential.
K3C155 – The relevant legal requirements which cover the way I relate to and interact with children include The Children’s Act 2004. This act was designed with guiding principles in mind for the care and support of children.
• To allow children to be healthy
• Allow children to remain safe in their environments
• Help children to enjoy life
• Assist children in their quest to succeed
• Help make a positive contribution to the lives of children
• Help achieve economic stability for our children’s futures.
Another legal requirement is the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. This Convention applies to everyone whatever their race, religion, abilities, whatever they think or say, what ever type of family they come from. It states that children must be properly cared for and protected from violence, abuse and neglect by their parents or anyone else who looks after them.
K3M156 – The relevant legal requirements and procedures covering confidentiality and the disclosure of information include the Data Protection Act. It is designed to protect personal data stored on computers or in an organised paper filing system. It enables organisations to control the way information is handled and to give...