Unit 4222-345 Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people (CYP M3.3) 1.1 Outline current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures within own UK home nation. The legislation, guidelines and policies that affect safeguarding children have come about due to the Children’s Act (1989). This act was updated in 2004 to include the principle of integrated children’s services and to also incorporate the five main principles of Every Child Matters. I will list the main legislations, guidelines and also my workplace’s policies and procedures: Children’s Act (2004) - The Act was created with a certain set of goals. Its primary purpose was to give boundaries and help for local authorities and/or other entities to better regulate official intervention in the interests of children.
Children Act 2004: This Act strengthens the Children Act 1989. Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006: Established a single body to make decisions about individuals who should be barred from working with children and to maintain a list of these individuals. Protection of Freedom Act 2012: Merged the Independent Safeguarding Authority with the Criminals Records Bureau (CRB) to form a single new, non-departmental public body called the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) who enables organisations to make safer recruitment decisions. Every potential employee to our business requires a DBS check before commencing work. Possible signs, symptoms, indicators and behaviours that may cause me concern for the welfare of a child that I came into contact with could be as follows: Physical: Bruising, Burns, Bite marks or scars.
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.
This article is aimed at young children who are doing hard labor work, government officials and worldwide organizations who are willing to help stop it all and get positive results in the end. Appeal to sense of justice is a persuasive technique, which is used in this article. It is located under the sub-heading A U.S Problem Too, Dorigny writes, ‘In 1983 a federal law was passed that set child-labor guidelines, limiting work hours for kids and requiring safe conditions.’ By using this persuasive technique it enables readers to play on the belief that we all have the right to be treated fairly and that the readers of this article should strive for just outcomes in the end. The writer also appeals to fear and insecurity of close to 1 million kids in the U.S work for farmers from sunup till sundown, who harvest and haul and work near dangerous machinery or in other hazardous conditions. This suggests that the children’s safety; security and freedom are very well at risk.
Children may be sent to orphanage or foster care, but the decision never com lightly as the mental issues with separating families are obvious. Since the stigma regarding these problems is so major, the children are at the mercy of others to alert the government. Those others maybe friends and families, but mostly schools and teachers. As everyone have an obligation to alert child welfare when kids are at risk, the school have this as a statutory duty. A social worker will act upon this warnings and issue necessary measures.
Were to be adopted by all agencies working with children. One of the main criticisms of the services for children in the past had been the failure of professionals to understand each other’s roles of working together in a multi-disciplinary manner. This was highlighted in the Laming Inquiry and the ECM initiative sought to change this. Despite huge changes being made to the way in which professionals were to work with children and to safeguard them, the murders of Jessica Chapman and Holly Wells prompted a further inquiry. The Richard Inquiry recommended a new scheme under
It is the process of protecting an individual identified as either suffering or at risk of suffering significant harm as a result of abuse or neglect. POVA or Protection of Vulnerable Adults was changed and implemented to SOVA or Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults in 2007. This meant that the SOVA register was to replace the POVA and other individuals who are deemed unsuitable to work with children and vulnerable adults. Safeguarding means proactively seeking to involve the whole community in keeping the individual safe and promoting their welfare. Safeguarding is an important part of integrated working.
NICOLA ITHELL UNIT 202 outcome 1 1.1 Current legislation, guidelines,Policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people are :- The All Wales Child Protection Procedures 2002/2008 are an essential part of safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. The common standards they provide guide and inform child protection practice in each of the Local and Regional 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 is identified as key in order to identify vulnerable children and to help keep them safe from harm and abuse.
1.1 Outline current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures within own UK Home Nation affecting the safeguarding of children. Current legislation is the result of the Children Act 1989 which was brought in to ensure that all people who work with children worked together and were clear about their responsibilities and knew how to act if allegations of child abuse were made. Following the death of Victoria Climbie in 2000 an independent inquiry highlighted many problems with how reports of neglect and child abuse were dealt with and found that vulnerable people in society were not being safeguarded. The learning report led to the governments Every Child Matters (ECM) paper and the Children Act 2004. The ECM paper is aimed at ensuring every child should be helped to have positive outcomes in life.
The Education Act 2002 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 Act 2004 This provides the legal framework for Every Child Matters. It includes the requirement for: ● services to work more closely, forming an integrated service a ‘common’ assessment of children’s needs ● shared database of information which is relevant to the safety and welfare of children ● earlier support for parents who are experiencing problems Policies which safeguard Schools must develop a range of policies which ensure the safety, security and well-being of their pupils. These will set out the responsibilities of