Identify and prevent cruelty to children and young adults. Health Visitor Support the health of babies and young children up to 5. Protect children from harm and abuse. GP Recognise if a child is being abused or neglected. Follow the correct procedures if abuse or neglect is suspected.
1.1 Outline current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures within own UK Home Nation affecting the safeguarding of children and young people The Children Act 1989. Local authorities, courts and parents, together with other agencies in the UK have duties to ensure children and young people are safeguarded and to promote their welfare. Any delays in the system when a child’s welfare is at risk will have a detrimental impact on their wellbeing. The child’s welfare is vital. It is important that children are listened to and their wishes are taken into account alongside physical and emotional needs, age, sex, background and circumstances.
| 1.1 Identify the current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people including e-safety. Children’s Act 1989:This Act identifies the responsibilities of parents and professionals who work to ensure the safety of the child. This Act includes two sections which focus mainly on child protection. It states that the Local Authority has a duty to investigate when there is a reasonable cause to suspect that a child is suffering, or likely to suffer any harm. It also states that services must be put into place to safeguard and promote the welfare of children within the area who are in need.The Education Act:This sets out the responsibilities of Local Education Authorities (LEAs), governing bodies, head teachers and all those working in schools to ensure that children are safe and free from harm.Children’s Act 2004This provides the legal framework for Every Child Matters.
To promote the students Physical and Mental Health, Emotional development and welfare. 3. To inform staff of the nature of child abuse. The main categories are Physical abuse, Neglect, Failure to thrive, Sexual and Emotional abuse and grave concern. The Children Law (Guernsey and Alderney) Law 2008 states that all States Departments have a duty to work together and share information to ensure that children and young people get the services they require.
CYP 3.3: Understand how to safeguard the well-being of children and young people. 1.1 Outline current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures within own UK Home Nation affecting the safeguarding of children and young people. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) This treaty sets out the rights and freedoms of all children in a set of 54 articles. Included in those rights are those which ensure that children are safe and looked after. Article 19 states children’s rights to be ‘protected from all forms of physical or mental violence, injury or abuse, neglect or negligent treatment, maltreatment or exploitation including sexual abuse by those looking after them’.
NSPCC role and responsibilities is to also work with other organisations such as social services, police, family protection, education and health services. Health Visitors’ roles and responsibilities are to recognise if a child is being abused or neglected. A health visitors’ role and is also to support babies and children under the age of 5. General Practitioners (GP’s) roles and responsibilities are to maintain the skills in recognising if a child is being abused or neglected, they need to follow all the correct procedures if abuse or neglect is suspected. All GP’s should have regular training and update their training when necessary.
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.
TDA 2.2 Safeguarding The Welfare Of Children And Young People 1.1 Identify The Current Legislation, Guidelines, Policies And Procedures For Safeguarding The Welfare Of Children And Young People Including E-Safety 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. The Education Act 2002 - This sets out the responsibilities of Local Education Authorities (LEAs), Governing bodies, managers and all those working in nurseries to ensure that children are safe and free from harm. Children Act 2004 - This provides the legal framework for Every Child Matters.
Safeguarding is a concept which is used to protect children in public care from harm. This concept covers all agencies and services when working with young people and families. Each individual that comes into contact with children and families in a working role have a duty to promote the welfare of children and also protect them from harm. All agencies must ensure that any potential harm to any child’s welfare is kept to a minimum. If a concern is identified, caregivers must take all appropriate action to address these concerns whilst working to set policies and procedures.
In UK all different legislations, guidelines and polices aim to protect well-being of children and promote their safeguarding. The Children Act 1989 This Act has changed the law regarding children safeguarding. Local authorities, courts, parents/carers are assigned with duties and responsibilities in order to promote welfare, safe and happy upbringing of all children. The Children ACT 1989 believes that young people get the best care within their own families and focus on supporting parents and carers. However if there are any allegations or suspicion of child abuse, it gives the local authorities rights to intervene.