Explain Unit 10 Caring For Children And Young People

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Unit 10 – Caring for children and young people P1 Children of all ages even newborn babies will need come into the care of the local authority there are many reasons for this such as: 1. Bereavement 2. Parental Illness 3. Health problems 4. Behavioural problems 5. Learning difficulties 6. Disabilities 7. Offending Behaviour Some children and young people may need a period of time in care while a crisis at home is being ashamed and support is being put in place. Parents often need extra support to help them parent and children will need to be with foster carer while that is taking place. Other parents may suffer from ill health and have no family or friends to care for their children or child while they receive treatment. Sometimes…show more content…
Children who have run away behaviour those parents find difficult to manage alone. Also children who truancy off school is another behaviour that may lead to the child’s needs to be placed in the foster care systems. Deaths: Sometimes children have to be put in care because family are unable to care for the child after the death of a parent children maybe looked after by the local authority most often it is because the child’s parents or the people who have parental responsibilities and rights to look after the child are unable to care for them. Have been neglected them or the child has committed an offence his local authority has specific responsibilities and duties for a child who is being looked after such as: 1. The local authority accommodation under a voluntary arrangement where the child’s patents agree to the child being…show more content…
It is a standardised method used by practitioners to assess children's additional needs and decide how these should be met. It is a method used to identify the strengths and needs of a child and to put a plan into place a plan to approach any unmet needs. A Common Assessment Framework form is regularly filled in by one of the professionals working with the child. They will then arrange a team meeting to discuss the contents of the form with all the professionals working with the child and their family. The whole process is voluntary and both child and family are involved with every single stage of the process. The role of CAFCASS and the local authority’s policies and procedures- The Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service looks after the importance of the child involved in family proceedings. CAFCASS work with the child and family and will inform the Courts of what action they believe is in the best interest of the child. If an application is assigned to the court in connection to the child then it is likely CAFCASS will get involved.
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