4.2 The correct procedures for recording and reporting accidents, incidents, injuries, signs of illness and other emergencies will be in a schools’ accidents book. These contain: name of casualty, exact location of incident, date of incident, how did the accident happen, what injuries occurred, treatment given and name of person dealing with incident. The book/form will be signed by the first aid or the person who dealt with it and a copy will be given to the parent/guardian so they are informed about the situation especially when it concerns with a head
Some examples of Legislation in which we have to follow whilst working with children and young people are: * Health and safety at work act (1974) * Children act (1989&2004) * Safeguarding Vulnerable groups act (2006) * Data protection Act (1991) * UN convention on the rights of the child (1991) There are guidelines which detail acts of law these are shared with the public. And explain what parts of the legislation apply to you and explain to you what you must do to comply with the law. Some examples of guidelines are: * Every child matters (2004) * The framework for assessment of children and their families (2000) * Common assessment framework (2006) * Working together to safeguard children (2013) The guidelines are used to create policies and procedures which are in turn used to implement the laws. 1.3 Analyse how national and local guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding affect day to day work with children and young people. National Legislation and guidance influence the development of local policies and procedures which affect the day to day
CIPA provides a safety policy that includes five standards that public schools and public libraries must abide. The five standards include limitations of internet access, unlawful activity prevention, keeping children’s privacy safe, and securing communication. Specifically, the five standards are the following: • Children’s access to inappropriate matter on the Internet • Children’s security when using e-mail, chat rooms, and other electronic communications • Restricting hackings and other unlawful activities by children online • Disclosing and distributing personal information about children without permission • Restricting children’s access to harmful
Top management must make a commitment to defend against computer crime. Where would the law enforcement agency find expertise in the field of computer crime that they could use to assist with investigations? The National Institute of Justice’s National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC) are a resource for training and preparations for law enforcement agencies. CART-FBI Computer Analysis Response Team- helps in writing, serving search warrants, seizing and entering evidence, they do routine examination of digital evidence for local law enforcements and federal agents. Cyber Incident Detection and Data Analysis Center (CIDDAC) - help protect private sector networks with real time cyber attack detection sensors.
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child 1989 - which ensure that children are safe and looked after, children have the right to be protected from all forms of physical or mental violence, injury or abuse, neglect, negligent treatment, maltreatment or exploitation including sexual abuse by those looking after them. Children Act 1989 - Parents and professionals must work to ensure the safety of the child. Local Authority has ‘a duty to investigate when there is a reasonable cause to suspect that a child suspect that a child is suffering or likely to suffer significant harm. Legal framework in relation to safeguarding young person brings together all previous legislation. Section 17 focuses on children in need and is updated in the children’s act (2004) Part V relates to safeguarding children and young people.
The common standards they provide guide and inform child protection practice in each of the 22 Local Safeguarding Children Boards across Wales. They outline the framework for determining how individual child protection referrals, actions and plans are made and carried out. They are based on the principle that the protection of children from harm is the responsibility of all individuals and agencies working with children and families, and with adults who may pose a risk to children. Partnership working and communication between agencies has been identified as crucial in order to identify vulnerable children and to help keep them safe from harm and abuse. The report into the death of Victoria Climbé highlighted the need for organisations to take safeguarding children seriously.
Unit 007 Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People Identify the current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people including e-safety the children act 1989 - simpifiying the laws that protect children and helps people working with children how they can work to help when child abuse is suspected. children act 2004 - responsible for creating local safegaurding childrens boards (LSCB) amoung other acts like common assesment framework to help agencies identify the needs of all children. the vetting and barring scheme - this ensures anyone who works or wants to work with children and young people must register with an independent safeguarding authority. 1.2 Describe the roles of different agencies involved in safeguarding the welfare of children and young people. the first role will be that of the person or setting reporting abuse or harm coming to a child or young person.
- Monitor which social media sites they use and take an active interest in which sites they are using and keep and keep abreast of changing or new social media sites. CYP3.3 Assessment Criterion 7.2 Internet use; - Monitor children’s online activity blocking sites that are inappropriate or filtering out sexual images. - Limit the amount of time that the child spends online. Put a block on their ability to send out personal information. - Use browsers that are specifically designed for children eg Surf Safely or Ask Jeeves Kids.
Below is a table outlining whether the agency is internal to the school I am currently at or external and independent to my setting. Your own setting | Another setting | Within my setting there is a safeguarding officer and also the SENco who ensure that the welfare of the children is secure. The Safeguarding officer ensures that the necessary criminal checks are carried out before anybody is allowed to work with the children in the school. The safeguarding officer is also the Pastoral lead and in this role is the person who arranges meetings with parents and carers when a child’s welfare needs to be discussed. The SENco enables all children regardless of their ability or development level to make the most of their education and gives them the opportunity to develop within a safe and secure environment even if they are facing difficulties elsewhere.
P4a: In this part of the assignment i have been asked to outline and give the main points of all the key points of all legislation and regulations which govern safeguarding adults work. Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 The main points of this act, is that it: * Requires people who work with children and vulnerable adults to be registered * The Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) are to be responsible for deciding who should be barred from working with the vulnerable * The Vetting and Barring Scheme will check on individuals suitability to work with vulnerable people This applies to those who are employed and volunteers alike. There are separate but linked Barred lists for those who work with children and adults and checks must take place before an individual can work with the vulnerable. The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 * Enables some convictions to be ‘spent’ or ignored after a period of rehabilitation or non-offending All health and care employment is usually exempt from this act and requires full disclosure of any previous offences. The Police Act 1997 * Criminal Record Bureau (CRB) checks, under this act, are the norm in health and care organisations The CRB will work closely with ISA to ensure that a more detailed check is carried out.