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 Children Act 1989 and 2004 This act includes two sections that focus on child protection: * Section 47 – the local authority has a duty to investigate a reasonable suspicion that a child is suffering or likely to suffer significant harm * Section 17 – services must be put in place by the local authority to safeguard and promote the welfare of children within their area. This act also provides the legal framework for Every Child Matters (and earlier piece of legislation). Working Together to Safeguard Children (2010) These guidelines set out the Common Assessment Framework (CAF) which deals with the duties of organisations and how they should work together. Education Act 2002 This tackles the responsibilities of local education authorities, governing bodies, head teachers and all those working in schools to ensure that children are safe and free from harm.
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.
This legislation is also about working with parents and other professionals and keeping everyone safe. Childcare Act 2006 The three main key drivers of this act is to reduce child poverty, reduce inequalities between young children and to improve the wellbeing for young children. It supports parents to have the ability to work, and also focus on the provision of good quality childcare for the working parents. This act is based on the EYFS and uses it. Children’s Act 2004 The act and the Every Child Matters act is giving a messages that safeguarding children is a shared responsibility.
1. Outline current policies and legislation relating to children and how these affect your practice. There are many policies and legislations relating to safeguarding children. The following affect my practice in the school setting: The Children Act 1989 This Act states that the welfare of a child and any decisions made regarding their upbringing are of paramount importance, parental responsibilities along with the duties of the local authorities and the courts are made clear. The Act states that the wishes and feelings of a child must be taken into consideration at all times and that and Order must only be made if this is better for the child than making no Order at all.
Level 2 Diploma in Childcare – UNIT 3Name of Candidate – Regaugetswe KomaneDate started piece of evidence- 23/10/2014Unit Title: MU2.4: Contribute to Children and Young People’s Health and Safety | 1.1 Outline the Health and Safety policies and procedures of the work setting. The health and safety policies and procedures of the work setting will include but not limited to: * Safeguarding Policy Insists of child protection, health and safety, and risk assessment. * Anti-bullying Policy * It is a legal requirement for all schools to have an effective policy in place to prevent bullying. This must include consequences for bullying behavior. The anti-bullying policy should also address what children and young people should do if they are bullied, it is important that the setting regularly communicates this to children and young people.
It provides support for families whose children are in need from local authorities. It legislates to protect children who may be suffering or are likely to suffer significant harm. It aims 1. To bring together private and public law 2. To achieve a better balance between protecting children and enabling parents to challenge state intervention 3.
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.
Safeguarding the welfare of the children and young people Identify the legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people, including e-safety Children act 1989 - 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 where there is reasonable cause to suspect that a child is suffering, or likely to suffer, significant harm. Section 17 states that services must be put in place to safeguard and promote the welfare of children within the area who are in need. The Education Act 2002 - This sets out 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.
The main aims of this Act: Legislates to protect children who may be suffering or are likely to suffer significant harm. Provides for support from local authorities, in particular for families whose children are in need. Local and national approaches for safeguarding children and young people would be The Every Child Matters Framework. “The Every Child Matters Framework has brought to the forefront the importance of keeping children safe and healthy and having the awareness of different ways in which as professionals, we should work together to do this.” (The Teaching Assistant Handbook) The Act aims to improve effective local working together to safeguard and promote children’s wellbeing by implementing the every child matters outcomes for children/young people. The main aims to: Stay safe; Make a positive contribution; and achieve economic well-being Be healthy.
Working together to safeguard children 2006 - working together to safeguard children sets out how nurseries, parents and carers along with health care professionals, social services and other organisations can work together to help safeguard the welfare of children and young people. Vetting and barring scheme- the vetting and barring scheme was set up by ICS (independent safeguarding authority) their aim is to prevent children being harmed by preventing unsuitable people from working with children and vulnerable adults. At present due to the coalition some changes are being made to this system. Every Child Matters- the main focus areas for Every Child matters is early intervention, a shared sense responsibility, information sharing and integrated front line services. Every child matters believes that for a child to fulfil their potential, organisations, doctors, schools, nurseries and government agencies should help and