Unit 2 B1 Health And Social Care Level 3

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E2/B1) There are many different types of legislations which helps to maintain that a child has a right to life, development, to be healthy and also the right for children to have an education. There are several different legislations that support the rights of children to a healthy lifestyle and help to safeguard and underpin the rights of children in life. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child is one regulation that supports this. This regulation is an international agreement, which was drawn up in 1989; it applies to all children and young people under the age of 18 years. Article 2 (from the Little Book of Children’s Rights & Responsibilities, given by Angela Marney on Wednesday 8th October 2008) says that “The convention…show more content…
E.g. a washing clothes activity, things such as fragrances and chemicals in the washing powder could make the child’s eczema flare up, so if an activity like this was to be planned biological soap powder would be preferred. This would help the practitioner plan, to every child’s need no matter the age or size. These plans should be established on the child’s abilities and be able to support them rather then on the age norms for the child. ∑When planning trips the child to staff ratio is considered, as it is important that there are enough staff member, so that children are kept a watchful eye on and are in a safe environment. If there is not enough staff members this will not be possible and children are at a higher risk of going missing. They would also be able to look at activities that they have done before to see if improvements can be made for the next time. ∑If activities are not planned correctly there can be risks associated with they activity, where children can be put in harm and danger. When making risk assessments it is important to: 1.Recognize the hazard/s (which is anything that may cause harm to yourself or the
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