* Make sure that their actions do not harm themselves or others. * Use any safety equipment provided. * Ensure equipment is safe and appropriate. (p122 Supporting teaching and learning in schools L Burnham, B Baker.) The school is required by law to have a health and safety policy, which gives information to all staff.
Duty of Care contributes to safeguarding individuals by obligating a level of care towards them as is reasonable in all circumstances to avoid injury to either themselves or their property. It is supported by the health and safety act and the health and social care act. By following their guidance we will ensure that we abide by the social care workers code of
In addition, the use of visual signs or simple sign language to make the child aware of health and safety in the setting should be considered. 1.2 An explanation of how health and safety is monitored and maintained and how people in the work setting are made aware of risks and hazards and encouraged to work safely. In our nursery, we maintain a safe and healthy environment by following the correct legislation and ensuring that all staff work safely in the environment.
We have to cover every base on the safety of children, and it explains in great detail what you should do. You always have to make sure you follow the rules of the health and safety and safeguarding they are there to protect the children and the adults who work with children. In our nursery we always make observations on the children to see if individual children are progressing and developing. Lastly training is essential in our type of career this will ensure that you are prepared for anything that could happen so you need to have you first aid and safeguarding you should be regularly tested on these so you understand. First aid is important in everyday life but it is so important in a nursery all children are still learning the same way adults are and a child could stick to much food in their mouth or a piece of food could get trapped down their throat and they could choke.
a social worker will understand and comply with health and safety instructions and procedures, as will the employer or manager within a social care setting. as a manger it is your responsibility to provide a safe place of work and safe environment for residents to be cared for, care assistants are also responsible to provide a safe environment focussing more on routine and removing factors that may be of risk to the individual for example scissors. Overall health care professionals have a duty of care and a responsibility to protect those in their care. 1.4 - When
Staff can access information and support through the department of Health and Local council’s websites also C.Q.C or N.S.P.C.C and save the children. Sense staff must conduct themselves in line with all Sense policies and procedures Staff are selected carefully at the recruitment stage and have appropriate training, support and are supervised regularly. Staff should always adhere to Sense policy and procedures while supporting children and young people, and should never trivialise or ignore any issues raised regarding possible allegations behaviours or attitudes
Wendy Scott TDA 2.8: Support Children and Young People’s Health and Safety 1.1: Describe how current health and safety legislation, policies and procedures are implemented in the setting. Every school by law is required to have a safety policy which gives information to staff about the procedures that they have in place for ensuring that the school is safe. The health, safety and welfare of all the people that work or learn at the setting are of fundamental importance. The school aims to provide a safe, secure and pleasant environment for everyone. The Governing Body, as an employer, takes responsibility for the health and safety of all their pupils, members of staff and others who visit the premises.
All Key Workers when updating the Care Plans and Risk Assessments should ensure that it is as safe as possible for both Staff and Service Users. In some circumstances of moving Service users, additional equipment may be needed; Such as hoists or wheelchairs. This should be stated in Care Plans, Risk assessments and will need Staff training before they are able to use them. Moving and Handling tasks which include Service Users need a Person Centered Approach. All Key Workers when updating the Care Plans and Risk Assessments should ensure that it is as safe as possible for both Staff and Service Users.
Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings Outcome 1 Understand how duty of care contributes to safe practice 1.1 Explain what duty of care means in a care setting. Duty of care means that you are responsible for the welfare of those in your care. A care support worker has a duty of care to protect vulnerable people from harm, through neglect and is primarily in place to prevent accident and abuse. An employer can ensure they provide a good standard of duty of care by ensuring all carers have CRB checks, up to date training, abiding by the legislation provided by governing bodies such as the CQC and making sure that all staff have a good understanding of their duty of care policies. Duty of care also covers employee's, which means each employee has a duty of care to the colleagues, ensuring their well being and safety in the work place.
It also ensures that children are kept safe “provider must obtain information about any special dietary requirements, preferences and allergies” additionally it ensures that settings are suitable and safe for children to be in. Little Gems Nursery: Safety and Policy and procedure This evidence states the role that practitioners have in keeping children safe. It outlines the practitioners responsibility in ensuring that all children are kept safe, the policy states the different ways practitioners have to keep children in their care safe for example “ensuring a staff member is in attendance on the front door at the beginning and end of each session” and “providing a room layout that ensures clear access to fire exits” Just Eat More I’ve included this picture in my evidence because it shows the different fruit and vegetables that children can eat for their 5 a day. Why I included