Communication In Children And Young People's Settings

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North Hertfordshire College North Hertfordshire Assessment Centre Level 2 Certificate Children & Young People’s Workforce SHC21 Introduction to communication in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings 1.1 Identify the different reasons that people communicate Communication is essential when it comes to meeting a Childs needs, whether it be with the child themselves or a family member. This will make it easier to form a relationship with child and carer. This will then lead to sharing experiences and express feelings, sharing ideas and thoughts and to gain and share information. Communicating with other members of staff means all needs are met, new needs are share and any health and safety…show more content…
We accept the importance of adopting a positive attitude which emphasises and recognises good behaviour rather then identifying unacceptable behaviour. We aim, therefore, to comment on and praise examples of good behaviour; in order to achieve this, the rules governing conduct and behaviour within the pre-school are explained to all children and staff. The pre-school staff will ensure consistency in applying rules and boundaries, whilst ensuring all the children feel valued, by allowing opportunities to talk about concerns and feelings. All pre-school staff are positive role models achieving this being friendly, caring and polite. In any case of unacceptable behaviour, staff will only reject the behaviour, not the child; we never label a child as ‘naughty’ and we do not use physical punishment. In the case of serious behaviour the child will be made clear immediately, with subsequent parental involvement. Parents will be informed if their child is persistently unkind to others or if their child has been upset. Parents may be asked to meet with staff to discuss their child’s behaviour, so that any difficulties can be worked through together to ensure consistency between home and pre-school. In some cases, we may request additional advice and support from other…show more content…
* There are sufficient sockets in our setting to prevent overloading * All our resorces and matirials used by children are stored safely in the setting * Our outdoor area is securely fenced and all gates and fences are childproof and safe * We seek information from the health protection agency * We have daily cleaning rotas * Check and clean toilets regually * Wear protective clothing ie gloves and aprons * Provide tisues and wipes * All matirials including paint and glue are non toxic * 1.2 Identify the lines of responsibility and reporting for health and safety in the work setting * No jewellery, fashion accessories such as belts or high heels * Safe storage * Safe lifting and erection of large peaces of

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