Unit 10 Health and Social Care P1

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P1 outline why children and young people may need to be looked after away from their families. In my p1 task I am going to use different resources, references my resources. By my point of view there are a number of reasons why young children need to look after away from their families. Potential reasons why a young children need to look after away from their families sometimes a child or young children can be ill in this case they do not know what to do and where to go for this ill like in GP or big hospital so to guide and care they need to look after. And some young people and children may be abused or exploited so, they need to look after away from their families. The reasons are as follows: 1) Bereavement: most look after children will have experienced so many disruptions in their lives. This may include painful experiences such as family bereavement. As a result the children’s education may become affected and they may be below their expected class average. This will have caused from poor concentration, the child may also need specific help in their work and class before any sort of progress can be made. 2) Parental illness: a child may need to be looked after because their parents may be ill or cannot cope and as a result the child may have to leave the family home for a period. Throughout this time they may live in foster homes, residential schools or children’s homes. 3) Family breakdown: families break down for a number of reasons including the following substance like abuse, mental health problems, bereavement, parental illness and incapacity. The most dangerous cause of a child being removed from that situation for their own safety and well-being. 4) Children become looked after when their parents are unable to provide on-going care in either a temporary or permanent capacity. The number of looked after children and young people has
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