Typical wear and tear can also result in a toy that was once deemed sage to become a danger. Caregivers should maintain a frequent check of toys to ensure their continued safety. Caregivers and parents should also be aware of the violence that some toys may present. Violent toys are not developmentally appropriate or safe for children. Toys that include swords or guns should not be available to young children.
YP Core 34-1.1 Describe the factors to take into account when planning H&S indoors and outdoors environments and settings. Indoor Environments. It should be comfortable,interesting attractive and age appropriate for any child who use it. Every child is important and are individual especially if they have special needs. Whether working with babies or 3-4 yr old some layouts will be similar but the age and abilities of the children is important so therefore the different resources and equipment should be age appropriate and carry the usual safety markings, there should also be equipment and resources for children who may have special needs.
Bear in mind to dispose of wrappers and boxes toys are packaged in. They toy inside of the wrapper can be safe, however, a wrapper can easily suffocate a baby. Children should always be supervised when playing with certain toys (small parts, heavy toys, toys with rollers) that can be use improperly and cause harm. The durability and material of a toy should always be considered. Safe toys can break down over time and become hazardous to young children.
OUTCOME 1 AC2 CHILD PROTECTION THE WIDER CONCEPT OF SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE Any organisation that works with children and young adults not only needs to safeguard children from direct abuse or neglect, there is a lot more they must safeguard against. The staying Safe Action Plan recognises a number of important aspects in the wider view of safeguarding. KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE FROM ACCIDENTS This would include falls, poisoning, cuts, finger trapping, fire safety, burns and scalds, choking, strangulation, suffocation, toy safety (explained in UNIT 027), drowning, road and in vehicle safety, outdoor and planning outings. CRIME AND BULLYING Bullying can occur in any group of children or young people. There are different forms of bullying – It can be teasing or it can become serious assault or harassment.
Hannah McCormack Unit 11 – Safe guarding children and young people Legislations and Guidelines That Affect the safeguarding of children and young People The Children Act - 2004:- Limits the use of defence of reasonable punishment to the point where it can't be used if a person causes bodily harm to a child. The Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act :– 2006:- A single body is established to make decisions about who should be barred from working with child and maintaining a list of these people to keep children safe. Protection Of Freedoms Act:– 2012:- The Safeguarding Authority and the Criminal Records Bureau,(CRB), formed together to make the Disclosure and Barring Service,(DBS), who choose who should be barred from working with young children. Adoption and Children Act – 2002:- It amends the children act 1989 by expanding the definition of the word 'harm' to include witnessing domestic violence. Children & Family Act:- 2014 Encourages 'fostering for adoption' as well as allows young people to stay with foster family until they are 21, if both are happy to do so.
If an intruder were to break in, and you're without a gun you're defenseless. Reenact the break-in with a gun in your hands, and watch the intruder run. Guns help intimidate and protect when law enforcement can't reach the incident in time. If any laws against guns were made, don't outlaw them because regardless guns can be obtained and used incorrectly. Instead, set restrictions and require a certain level of gun safety knowledge taught in a school based on the idea of self defense.
This act identifies the responsibilities of parents and professionals who must work to ensure the safety of the child. This Act includes two important sections which focus specifically on child protection. Section 47 states that the Local Authority has a duty to investigate when there is a reasonable cause to suspect that a child is suffering of likely to suffer significant harm. Section 17 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 (2002).
The idea of giving a young child a toy gun as a present can be a start of many horrible events in the future. It cannot be fully proven that toys guns are a good or bad choice for a gift, but walking the safe way is better than having a risk for future
Banning school uniforms is important so kids can express themselves. Another reason to ban school uniforms is to let kids feel comfortable. Tight clothes or supper baggy clothes may not be comfortable to certain kids. Playing at recess would be hard because of being uncomfortable to run, kick, or catch in certain games. Sitting in a seat most of the day would be hard because you would feel uncomfortable in your clothes.
The relationship of the person who commited the abuse also affects the child’s future. If the abuser is a stranger the impact that they can cause to the child would be less severe than if the abuser is a closer relative. Many reasons can stay in the background of an child abuse case, such as: * A family crisis * Parental depression or mental illness * Parental physical illness * Extreme overprotection of child * Parents using alcohol or drugs * An adult was abused as a child * Child with special needs * Being a stepparent * Family stress due to job loss or financial problems * Family stress due to separation or divorce Identifing the reasons of abuse is important in order to know how to support the family, what need to be done