keeping training up-to-date in safeguarding issues. Assessment observations to help identify any additional support that is needed. Keeping children safe from accidents laws and procedures, working with other agencies. Crime and bullying. Forced marriages gender inequality, poverty, negative traditional or religious practices, failure to enforce laws, conflicts, disasters and emergency.
By maintaining a good relationship with the parents/carers we will be aware of any problems that may arise with a child and then be able to deal with it appropriately. I have a duty of care to raise any concerns I have with a child to either the Local Safeguarding Board or Police depending on the circumstances as written in my Safeguarding Policy. Protecting children - If equipment is unsafe and I don't deal with it a child could get hurt. * I also carry out daily risk assessments inside & outside my
( Describe how the duty of care affects your own work role) My role to the duty of care ,i have to raise any concern about any aspect of my work . We can be range them as a : 1.) Working conditions : we use checklist to make sure the room safe for children to be in. 2.) Raising concern about potential abuse cases and situations of neglect.
Task 1: Write an explanation of: * what it means to have a duty of care in own work role * How duty of care contributes to the safeguarding or protection of individuals Duty of care is a requirement and obligation that a person in a caring role has to make sure that others are taken care of and not harmed. It includes watching out for potential hazards and trying to prevent mistakes and accidents. It is important because of a duty of care is not met then the responsible person can be held accountable if things go wrong. A carer in early years has a duty of care to protect the children in their care by following the legislation and the policies and procedures that are in place at the workplace. Policies and procedures are put in place so that there are rules and boundaries to make sure that people know how to work in the setting and what is expected of them to prevent harm and danger to others in the work setting.
1.2 Explain how duty of care contributes to the safeguarding of individuals. All workers in a childcare setting have a ‘duty of care’ to protect both children and other co-workers. Duty of care means that a person or group has a responsibility to ensure that there is reasonable standard of attention and care given to avoid neglect which may lead to or cause harm to others. It is important to excersice duty of care, especially in young children to help them to develop immune systems which can protect them from childhood illness and other diseases, which may cause them harm ot disable them later in life. Children develop the ability to see potential dangers and learn how to deal with them.
* Written Questioning CYP 3.4 Support children and young people’s health and safety Providing a safe environment for children and young people requires knowledge of understanding of hazards and an ability to assess and manage risk. 3.1) Explain why it is important to take a balanced approach to risk management. 3.2) Explain the dilemma between the rights and choices of children and Health and Safety requirements. 3.3) Can you give an example from your own practice of supporting children to assess and manage risk? 4.1) Explain the policies and procedures of your setting in response to accidents, incidents, emergencies and illness.
Unit SHC34 - Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings 1. Understand how duty of care contributes to safe practice 1.1Explain what it means to have a duty of care in own work role? A duty of care is a legal obligation imposed on an individual. Requiring them to set a standard of reasonable standard whilst in the working environment so that noting you may do could harm others.We can do this by carrying out daily checks and cleaning rotas to ensure that the work place inside and outside is safe and clean before the day starts. 1.2Explain how duty of care contributes to the safeguarding or protection of individuals.
1.2 Explain employers’ responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of Infection. Employers should make the workplace a safe environment that is safe for work but also for all individuals and visitors. Employers must carry out risk assessments to assess the dangers of certain work activities and then are responsible for putting strategies in place for minimizing the risk. Employers must provide PPE and provide training and refresher updates on infection control. 2.1 Outline current legislation and regulatory body standards which are relevant to the Prevention and control of infection.
Assessment task – CYP 3.4 Support children and young people’s health and safety Important: Within the evidence for the tasks below where relevant you also need to show examples of how you embed the knowledge into your own /the settings practice. Please remember you must show your own knowledge and practice do not copy what is in your research materials. Plagiarism is taken seriously. Providing a safe environment for children and young people requires knowledge of understanding of hazards and an ability to assess and manage risk. Task 1 links to learning outcome 1, assessment criteria 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 and 1.4.
1.2) Explain employers’ responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection Employers have the responsibility of ensuring the safety of our work place in such a way that is protects members of staff and the public from infection. To ensure the safety of the working place employers are expected to carry out risk assessment to access the extent of dangers on certain work activities and put in place key strategies to minimise exposure to danger. Employers should provide the requisite training on safety management to staff and also provide PPE and cleaning materials for free for staff and visitors in the work place environment. [019.2] Understand legislation and policies relating to prevention and control of infections 2.1) Outline current legislation and regulatory body standards which are relevant to the prevention and control of infection Most of the legal regulation concerning infection prevention and control comes under the Health and Safety Act 1974, also there is the