Shc 34 Essay

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SHC 34 Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or Children’s and Young Peoples settings. 1.1 Duty of care means you have a role to care for and ensure others are not harmed. Within my setting we make sure we follow Every Child Matters which comes under the EYFS, following this means we make sure all children are safe, healthy, enjoying and achieving, making a positive contribution, and achieving economic wellbeing. 1.2 Duty of care contributes to the safeguarding or protection of individuals as keeping them safe comes under the Every Child Matters framework. You can ensure this is followed by taking all the necessary steps to safeguard and promote the welfare of the child, which are ensuring the building is safe and secure, this can be by having the school gates closed and locked so nobody can get in and out without permission and also having people sign in and out, having sensors doors around the school that can only be accessed with fobs. Ensuring there are no risks by doing regular risk assessments and removing any hazards. Promote good health by preventing spread of infection, this could be by advising the child stays off school (viral) or covering the infected area, you can also promote good health by proving healthy snacks and promoting hand washing. Childs behavior must be managed either by rewarding good behavior or following procedures for bad behavior; this could be removing them from the situation and explaining what they have done wrong, maybe giving them time to think about what they have done. 2.1, 2.2 There are a number of potential conflicts or dilemmas that may arise between the duty of care and an individual’s rights such as the child’s information being shared. Parents and carers should have access to this, and other professionals with the parents’ consent. If you are worried about a child and how they are been

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