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Unit 10: Unit code: QCF Level 3: Credit value: Caring for Children and Young People H/600/8962 BTEC Nationals 10 Guided learning hours: 60 Aim and purpose This unit aims to enable learners to consider the type of care provided for children who may need to be looked after. They will be able to gain an understanding of the risks to children and young people of abusive and exploitative behaviour and the strategies used to safeguard them from this behaviour. Unit introduction In this unit learners will consider the care available for children and young people who need to be looked after. They will explore the different types of care available and the roles of a range of relevant people and organisations involved in safeguarding and caring for children and young people. They will also explore the systems and procedures used to look after and safeguard children and young people when their parents are unable to do so. Learners will gain an understanding of the risks to children and young people of abusive and exploitative behaviour and the strategies used to safeguard them from this behaviour. The unit has been developed with reference to the Health and Social Care National Occupational Standards and is an important unit for all learners aiming to work in health or social care. Learning outcomes On completion of this unit a learner should: 1 2 3 4 Know why children and young people might need to be looked after Know how care is provided for looked after children and young people Understand the risks to children and young people of abusive and exploitative behaviour Understand the strategies used to safeguard children and young people from abusive and exploitative behaviour. Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Nationals specification in Health and Social Care – Issue 1 – June 2010 © Edexcel Limited 2010 1 Unit content 1 Know why children and young people

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