Be clear about people’s responsibilities to safeguard and promote children’s welfare. 3. Check that there are no known reasons or information available that would prevent staff and volunteers from working with the children. 4. Also there must be standard procedures for dealing with incidents or allegation of abuse against members of staff and volunteers.
They must protect the identity of the child they work with and that of their families and carers. They must do everything in their power to protect the privacy of every child and adult. This can be done by keeping their personal information safe and secure. They can pass it on those who have authorised and legitimate reason to have the information only after they have permission signing a consent form. If parents refuse permission then the school would not be able to pass on the information even if it involves a behavioural specialist working with a child who has special needs.
Unit 25 Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of Children and Young People. Outcome 1 1. Outline current Legislation, Guideline, Policy, Procedure within own UK home nation affecting the safeguarding of children and young people. Legislation, Guideline, Policy, Procedure. Brief Description.
Children should be protected and be at a minimal risk even if consent is given. Culture considerations should be taken when being considered for research because the treatment or evaluation may interfere with the beliefs or customs and they may not fully understand the details. Confidentiality of participants is of high importance of the research. Participant’s private information should be held confidential and the individual’s privacy should be protected. The research priorities should never violate the participant’s privacy rights.
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.
Aiii Explain two ways of helping other practitioners to understand the importance of handling information securely. Explain the potential consequences of handling personal information securely and to follow the legislation and codes of practice. They summarise the main points of legal requirement for handling information; •Data Protection Act 1998 •Freedom of information Act 2000. Aiv Explain two ways of helping other practitioners to understand the different systems used to record information in adult social care settings. By explaining the importance of keeping confidential information such as daily recordings or daily activities in a secure place and not to pass on any information to anyone outside of the individual’s direct team.
1.2 Explain why it is important to have secure systems for recording and storing information in a Social care setting. It is important because any breach of personal information without consent is breach of the law data act 1998. Also privacy is very important to people and they don’t want their personal information getting into the wrong hands and being used against them or being a victim of identity theft. 2.1 Describe how to access guidance, information and advice about handling information. I would access guidance, information and advice about handling information from speaking to my manger and attending any training and reading the policy and procedures.
Good relationships, clear communication and common goals between parents and practitioners are crucial to the successful delivery of an effective service. Every major legislative or policy document contains reference to ‘partnership’ and the importance of ensuring that parents are informed about and involved in strategies and approaches to the care and education of their child. Partnership with parents is based on the belief that good working relationship, clear and mutual communication and common goals between parents and professionals are crucial to the successful delivery of effective services to children. MacLeod-Brudnell (2004, p.412). Partnership with parents should be a key aspect of provision.
National Childminding Association Issue no: 02 Issue date: 2 February 2009 |[pic] | | NCMA Safeguarding Children Policy Statement The scope of this policy statement applies to NCMA employees on both permanent and fixed term contracts, casual workers, sub-contractors, key volunteers (including unpaid project specific1) and trustees. NCMA is committed to supporting quality home-based childcare services2 that promote children’s welfare and safeguard children from harm or abuse. NCMA endorses the view that strong safeguarding policies and procedures help fulfil a child’s right to protection from abuse, as contained in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989). In England, NCMA endorses the view in “Every Child Matters” that all
It sets out recruitment best practice, some underpinned by legislation, for the school, local authority, and further education education sectors. All schools should protect children and promote their welfare by providing a safe environment for children to learn in. Creating a culture which recognises and understands the importance of safeguarding - including listening to and discussing with children. Identifying children who are suffering or likely to suffer significant harm, both at school and at home, and referring immediately any concerns to the local authority children’s social care services. Preventing unsuitable people from working with children.