Task 1 Knowing about the legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for the 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-safe. The current legislations, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people are:- * Health & Safety at work act 1974 (a) RIDDOR (b) COSHH * Children’s act 1989 * Data Protection act 1998 * Education act 2002 * Every Child Matters 2004 * Working Together to Safeguard Children 2006 * E-Safety 2008 1.2 Describe the role of different agencies involved in safeguarding the welfare of children and young people. The roles of different agencies involved in safeguarding then welfare of children and young people are:- Children’s Charities: NSPCC, Barnados, Childe Line which are there to support children and allow the child to talk with confidence knowing help and support is at hand.
You will also provide leadership to the child services team. General Practitioners (GP’s) The role of a GP is to maintain their skills in recognising if a child is being abused or neglected.• They need to follow all correct procedures if abuse or neglect is suspected.All GP’s Should have regular training and update their training when necessary. The characteristics of different types of child abuse Sexual abuse starts bed wetting / nightmares has difficulty walking or stitting runs away refusial to change for pe sudden change in behaviour / unusual sexual knowledge reports sexual abuse by a parent or another adult caregiver Physical abuse the child seems frightened of parents and protests or cries when its time to go home. has burns,bites,broken bones,black eyesand brusies that are unexplained fading bruises or other marks noticeable after an absence from school shrinks at the approach of adults reports injury by a parent or another adult
SHC 34 – Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care of children’s and young people’s settings Ellena Green When working with children and young people in any setting understanding ‘Duty of Care’ is paramount. Prepare an information document to be used during the induction of a new member of staff. Be sure that you relate it to your work role and clearly identify any reference to other documentation. Carefully consider how the information is presented to ensure that each area is produced under clear headings. Task 1: Write an explanation of: * what it means to have a duty of care in own work role * How duty of care contributes to the safeguarding or protection of individuals Duty of care is a requirement and obligation that a person in a caring role has to make sure that others are taken care of and not harmed.
The preceptor has a job to ensure the new nurse is competent with skills to provided adequate, safe nursing care to patients. The preceptor has to wear many hats with the new nurse such as role model, educator, friend, confidant, and socializer. The preceptor must observe the new nurse and evaluate the skills of the nurse. Ideally the preceptor will explain a process or skill, demonstrate it, and then watch as the new nurse demonstrates as it is performed independently. Precepting involves a commitment on both the preceptor and the new nurse.
Infants and parents are seen together so that their patterns of interaction can be considered. To a trained eye, play is a powerful form of communication, which may express how children feel and the difficulties they may be experiencing. The relationship between the child and the therapist is central to treatment. Qualifications Entry requirements and training Training in child and adolescent psychotherapy in the UK is offered at training schools accredited by two organisations: The Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP); and the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). Entry to accredited training is at graduate (honours degree or equivalent) level and those wishing to train must already have substantial experience of working with infants, children, young people or families.
The Health and Social Care Act (Regulated activities) and the Essential Standards and the Codes of Practice for Social Care Workers Aii On your day to day duties as a social care worker you are expected to follow a set of rules which is the Code of Practice. Such codes are important as each social worker and social work practice will encounter them several times a day. Whilst handling information you are in receipt of information that could put individuals at risk if it were to land into the hands of those it shouldn’t. By following rules of confidentiality you are following the Data Protection Act which is a law introduced to protect individuals
Unit 10: Caring for Children and Young People P5 In this assignment I will be explaining the strategies and methods that can be used to support children, young people and their families when abuse is suspected or confirmed. A key method of ensuring support to children and young people is making sure that the care professionals know what abuse is, the signs of it, how it impacts people and knowing the methods in how they will support the children and young people who have been abused, as well as their families. It is important to remember that the child or young person who has been abused is at the centre of support and attention and know that they have people who are supporting and understanding them throughout the situation. When a child discloses information about themselves being abused there are numerous methods of how you can support them and their families; providing professional support for the child and their family is one of them. Counselling is available for a whole family as well as separately for the parents or the child.
In my own work enviroment we ensure this by following our policy on safeguarding THE PRINCIPLES OF SAFEGUARDING To protect a child, you must always make a report when; A child has been abused, or has been put at risk of abuse. Through a colleague neglecting their duty, a child is put at risk. You have seen or heard something that you think puts a child at risk. You have seen or heard something that demonstrates disrepect towards a child DAY TO DAY IN MY WORK PLACE CHILDCARE PRACTICE, CHILD PROTECTION, RISK ASSESSMENT, ADVOCACY SERVICES, AND SUPPORTING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE AND OTHERS WHO MAY BE EXPRESSING CONCERNS In order to protect and keep children and young people safe from harm and abuse, each Borough has its own safeguarding management team which is responsible for promoting good practice and developing links in all areas
• Operating a safeguarding children allegations and complaints procedure and provide training for all NCMA employees so that they are aware of their specific responsibilities as either a “non-designated” or “designated” staff member. • Providing access (and, where applicable, training) to information, advice and guidance on our safeguarding children allegations and complaints procedure for casual workers, sub-contractors, key volunteers and trustees to understand their responsibilities. • Supporting good practice in home-based childcare in relation to safeguarding children by campaigning at a local level for access to safeguarding children training, including access to ongoing training on the Local Safeguarding Children Board’s (LSCB) procedures. • In England and Wales maintaining relationships with Ofsted and the Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW) in relation to responding to concerns. • Having complaints procedures.
CHILDCARE LEGISLATIONS 1 Children’s Act 1989 The children’s act 1989 safeguards your rights to receive assessments if needed to ensure a child has a reasonable standard of health and development and also an assessment would take into consideration health social care and educational needs. The act was a definite shake up of children’s rights and protection for everyone to work together who works with children for the safety and safeguarding against any form of abuse and to take action if a child is at risk also the act stated that a child would be consulted and would have a say before final decisions were made. In my setting I work with the parents and schools and if there is any problems we work things out together as a team .The children in my setting are never