They can look after up to six children under eight years old, although no more than three of them can be under the age of five. 1.2:- Explain the characteristics of the different types of schools in relation to educational stages and school governance. There are many different types of schools in the UK. There are 4 main types of mainstream state schools which all follow the national curriculum and are regularly
The second component is the use of certified electronic health record technology. This must be demonstrated by electronic exchange of information to improve healthcare quality (CMS, 2012). The third component is the use of certified electronic health record technology to present clinical quality measures (CMS, 2012). HITECH is a great public health resource for communities. More partners are embracing HITECH to improve public health.
Creating Supportive Environments 3. Strengthening Community Action 4. Reorientating Health Services 5. Building Healthy Public Policy In Combating Cardiovascular Disease and increasing peoples awareness of the disease we have to take into account all areas of the Ottawa Charter. Developing Personal Skills This involves allowing individuals to develop their own personal and life skills through the use of information and resources.
The 2004 Act, laid down a number of legal requirements such as closer working relationships between the agencies e.g. schools, welfare services and health care professionals, and led to the introduction of the Every Child Matters framework the aims of which included to help implement the Act. This framework set out guidelines and stipulated that every child should be given the support to: • Be healthy, • Stay safe, • Enjoy and achieve, • Make a positive contribution • Achieve economic well-being. However, in April 2013 the new Working together to safeguard children guidance was implemented which unified previous guidance papers and legislation to clarify the obligations of professionals towards safeguarding children. It replaced Working together to safeguard children (2010) Framework for the assessment of children in need and their families (2000), and Statutory guidance on arranging to safeguard and promote the welfare of children under section 11 of the Children Act 2004 (2007).
The Children Act 2004 does not replace but instead amends the Children Act 1989. It establishes Local Safeguarding Children's Boards with the power to make sure that social services, police, education services, the NHS and other services work together to protect any vulnerable children. Common Assessment Framework (CAF) which uses a holistic approach for assessing identifying and meeting individual needs in children and young people. The Every Child Matters initiative that aims for all children and young people to have the support they need to achieve the five outcomes which are: • Be Healthy • Stay Safe • Enjoy and Achieve • Make a Positive Contribution • Achieve Economic Well-being United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child – This legislation states that all children and young people have the basic right to be protected from harm while being able to learn and develop into adults. They also have the right to be heard and make their own choices.
Some 16/17 year old vulnerable young people may also use services in their won right when they are homeless. The legislative base for the protection of children is clear, as set out in the Children Northern Ireland Order 1995. The protection measures required from Providers will vary depending on the nature of the service they provide. For example, a refuge or homeless hostel accommodating families with children would have an obligation to ensure their policies and procedures adhere to the Children Order. However the burden of responsibility to care for and protect children in these circumstances still lies with their parents.
268) include a table devised by the Children Act 1989. It is set out as follows: “The adult to children ratio for children aged 0-1 is 1:3. For children aged 2-3 it is 1:4. For children aged 3-8 it is 1:8.” Following staff to children ratios is important as it contributes to the child’s health and safety within a setting because if a child were to fall and bump their head and they weren’t being watched by a member of staff, they can’t fill out a fully detailed form of what happened in order to inform the parent and do proper health checks on the child. It contributes to the safety and security of children in the setting because children won’t be allowed to just wander around, possibly even getting out of the setting.
One of those organizations is the Joint Commission and another one of them is the National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA). These organizations are responsible for developing and improving the quality of care. The Joint Commission is responsible for trying to continually improve the health care of the public they do this by working with stakeholders and evaluating different health care organizations while encouraging them to go above and beyond in providing safe and effective care at the highest quality and value (Spath, 2014). The NCQA is responsible for developing standards that will continue to improve the quality of health care. If an organization is interested in acquiring the seal of the NCQA they must first be able to pass a rigorous and comprehensive review as well as report annually on the continued performance of the organization (About NCQA, 2014).
The coordinate and use shared technology. (CITE) This type of collaboration provides strategic insight, organizational support, and guidance on federal standards to advance the healthcare and humans services enterprise. (CITE) These efforts have gone to improve service coordination and lower the cost to advance the health and wellbeing of the people, families, and communities. (CITE) The organization wants to be able to become interoperable. Meaning that HHS will have the ability to exchange information from state to state.
The Mission of the American Counseling Association is to enhance the quality of life in society by promoting the development of professional counselors, advancing the counseling profession, and using the profession and practice of counseling to promote respect for human dignity and diversity (American Counseling Association). The American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) is a growing community that helps to serve clinical mental health counselors with professional guidance. The mission of the American Mental Health Counselors Association is to enhance the profession of clinical mental health counseling through licensing, advocacy, education and professional development (American Mental Health Counselor