Unit 202 Safeguarding the welfare of children & young People. Outcome 1 know about legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children & young people including e-safety. 1:1 ‘Child Act 1989’ This act identifies the responsibilities of the parent, carer and professionals to ensure the safety of a child. It includes 2 important sections which focus on child protection. They are: Section 47 – this states that the Local Authority has a duty to investigate when they have a reasonable cause to suspect a child who lives or is found in the area is suffering or likely to suffer significant harm.
The nominated Health and Safety Officer will, normally carry out, the risk assessment. Once a risk assessment has been carried out and the hazards have been identified, then a method statement can be developed which takes account of the identified hazards. The method statement should be read and understood by all members of staff and volunteers who are directly involved with supervising the children with that activity. Understand how to support children/ young people to assess and manage risk themselves. The most obvious method of supporting children to manage risk is by acting as a role model to the Health and Safety children whereby an adult demonstrates a good approach to risk management by adhering to the policy, and generally displaying best practise techniques that can be understood by the
Section 17 focuses on children in need and is updated in the children’s act (2004) Part V relates to safeguarding children and young people. The Education Act 2002 - This sets out the responsibilities of Local Education Authorities (LEAs), Governing bodies, head teachers and all those working in schools to ensure that children are safe and free from harm. Children Act 2004 - This provides the legal framework for Every Child Matters. It includes the requirement for: Services to work more closely, forming an integrated service. Working Together to Safeguard Children 2006 - This sets out the duties of organisations and how they must work together to safeguard children and young people.
CYP 3.3 Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people The legislation, guidelines and policies that affect safeguarding children have come about due to the Childrens Act 2004. This act was put in place to highlight children’s rights, make the laws simpler and ensure that anyone working with children understood their duties and where to seek advice. It also highlights the importance of working together to protect children. Other guidelines include Working together to Safeguard children 2006 which is a national document to help agencies work together to protect children. The Vetting and barring scheme was introduced in October 2009 to prevent unsuitable people working with children.
This assignment will be focusing on Safeguarding Children. I will explore its meaning within the early years setting. Therefore identifying signs and indications of abuse to show the importance of recognising these early and acting appropriately to this. The four areas of abuse I will be looking at are physical, sexual, neglect and emotional abuse. Part of my assignment will show my understanding to past and present law and legislation that relates to safeguarding children.
Assignment 205 Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care Assignment composition Assignment overview In this assignment you will demonstrate your understanding of safeguarding adults. You will describe different types of abuse, the signs and symptoms associated with them and what to do if you are aware of or suspect an individual has been abused or you note unsafe practice. You will research failings in care services and explore how best practice can help to keep individuals safe. You will also identify the range of people who may be involved with safeguarding, along with the policies and procedures that govern best safeguarding practice. Tasks There are three tasks to this assignment.
Understand the legislation, regulations, and polices that underpin the protection of vulnerable adults. Analyze the differences between the concept of safe guarding and the concept of protection in relation to vulnerable adults? Following Lord Laming's report into the death of Victoria Climbié, the subsequent publication of Every Child Matters and the Children Act (2004), integrated working across services has become integral in ensuring that children and vulnerable adults are safe and protected. Safeguarding means proactively seeking to involve the whole community in keeping the individual safe and promoting their welfare. Safeguarding is an important part of integrated working.
NVQ Support Teaching and Learning In Schools Level 2 Unit TDA 2.2 – Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people. 1.1 – Identify the current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people including e-safety. Policies include:- The Childrens Act (1989) – This states that parents and professionals must work to ensure the safety of the child. Section 47 states that the Local Authority has a duty to investigate when there is a reasonable cause to suspect that a child is suffering or likely to suffer significant harm. Section 17 states that services must be put in place to promote and safeguard the welfare of children who are in need.
This act identifies the responsibilities of parents and professionals who must work to ensure the safety of the child. This Act includes two important sections which focus specifically on child protection. Section 47 states that the Local Authority has a duty to investigate when there is a reasonable cause to suspect that a child is suffering of likely to suffer significant harm. Section 17 also states that services must be put into place to safeguard and promote the welfare of children within the area who are in need. The Education Act (2002).
Unit 6: Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People 1.1: Children's Act 1989: This Act states the responsibilities of parents and professionals, who should ensure the safety of the child. Local authorities have the duty to ensure the safety and welfare of children, and have a legal requirement to investigate cases in which they believe a child is suffering from significant harm. They are also required to have services within the area which promotes the safety and welfare of children in need. Education Act 2002: Local Education Authorities (LEAs), governing bodies, head teachers, and those working within schools, have a responsibility to ensure that children are kept safe and free from harm. Children Act 2004: Local authorities and services have a legal right to share information regarding the welfare of the child, underpinning the legal framework for the Every Child Matters outcomes.