Evidence: Unit 3323 Name: ; Date: 23/4/2015 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 Common childhood illnesses; Accidents and Emergencies Common illnesses | Signs and symptoms | Actions to take | Flu | Viral infection of the nose, throat and ears. Stuffy nose, cough, high temp. May develop headaches and aches all over. | Paracetamol as needed. See GP if symptoms last longer a week or worsen.
Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people Outcome 1: Understand the main legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding children and young people. 1.1 The Children’s Act 1989 introduced comprehensive changes to legislation in England and Wales and remains an important piece of legislation due to its focus on safeguarding children and the duties of local authorities. This Act identified the responsibility of parents and of those who might work with children, ensuring the safety of the child. Its main aims were: * Achieve a balance between protecting children and the rights of parents to challenge state intervention. * Encourage partnership between statutory authorities and parents.
which are statutory organisations in England and operate within each local area to ensure that services co-operate to promote the welfare of children and young people. In 2010 another key document was updated and published by the government. called working together to safeguard children; it outlines the key responsibilities for professionals in protecting children from harm and keeping them safe. A very important organisation involved in safeguarding the welfare of children and young people is the Independent safeguarding authority(ISA) (a public body that is responsible for checking the suitability of those who wish to work with children and young people). This organisation operates the Vetting and Barring Scheme ( a scheme setup to help prevent unsuitable people working with children and vulnerable adults).
In England the main current legislations and guidelines that apply are: United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage 2008, Children Act 1989, Children Act 2004,Working Together to Safeguard Children 2010, Protection of Children Act 1999,Police Act 1997. Children Act 1989 – This act was brought in to reform and simplify the existing laws protecting children and young people in the UK at the time. It gave children and young people equal rights, feelings and wishes, and that their welfare is paramount. It also made clear that local authorities have a duty to provide services for children in need, their families and others. Children Act 2004 – The Children Act 2004 was brought about following an independent inquiry into the death of Victoria Climbié by Lord Laming.
CYP Core 3.3: Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children & young people. 1. Understand the main legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding 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.
Safeguarding is an important part of integrated working. When professionals work together in an integrated way, they put the individual at the centre of all activities to help identify their holistic needs earlier to improve their life outcomes. It is important to see safeguarding as part of a continuum, where prevention and early intervention can help children, vulnerable adults and families get back on track and avoid problems turning into a crisis. Protection is a central part of safeguarding and promoting welfare. 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.
TDA 2.4: Equality, Diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people 1. Understand the importance of promoting equality and diversity in work with children and young people. 1.1 Identify the current legislation and codes of practice relevant to the promotion of equality and valuing of diversity. Child Act 1989 - This allocated duties to local authorities, courts, parents and other agencies in the United Kingdom, to ensure children are safeguarded and their welfare is promoted. It centres on the idea that children are best cared for within their own families; however, it also makes provisions for instances when parents and families do not co-operate with statutory bodies.
Legislations and laws: The children act 2004: places a duty of care on organisations such as nurseries, doctors, schools and agencies to protect and promote the wellbeing of children and young people. Data protection act 1998: covers personal information about individuals which is held by organisations. The data protection act places responsibility on an organisation to only use the data when needed; keep it secure; make sure its accurate; and keep it up to date. 1.2 Describe the roles of different agencies involved in safeguarding the welfare of children and young people • Health visitor- often the health visitor can be the first to discover abuse and have a duty of care to refer suspected abuse to social services. • Social Services- a service that has the power to investigate cases of suspected abuse and can offer the correct support for children.
The lining of the eye is usually clear if an infection occurs the eye lining becomes red and swells (Webmd2, 2005-2012). Pink eye can either be a bacterial or viral infection that causes the eye to be itchy and red. Some symptoms are tearing of the eye can have some discharge or blurred vision (Webmd2, 2005-2012). If it is a bacterial infection it requires a 24-72 hours incubation period but if it is a viral infection the incubation period is 12-72 hours (Webmd2, 2005-2012). Physicians recommend that parents keep their children home because it is a contagious disease they need immediate medical attention (Webmd2, 2005-2012).
1.2 Analyse how integrated working practices and multi-agency working in partnership deliver better outcomes for children and young people. Children will be more positive if professionals working with children and their families can agree and share the information where they might be assessed also implement and plan. Its a great why to get children and their parents involved in any of the planning so that child is able to accomplish their full prospects in life. If a child is going to be more positive we need to understand the importance of all adults who are involved understand that what information