Unit 5 Childcare Level 2

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Understanding partnership working within the context of services for children and young people 1.1: Explain why working in partnership with others is important for children and young people Working in partnership is important as it helps give children the best start in life. This is done by encouraging and challenging the children with activities guided by the EYFS framework. Working in partnership ensures that everyone is working together and is communicates about the child and their needs, it also means that specialist advice can be given to support the child in everyday practice. Partnership will also support and improve communication of the child’s family. 1.2 Identify who relevant partners would be in own setting In own setting the relevant partners would be; other nurseries, parents and carers, information services, health visitors, children’s centres, speech and language therapists, social services, educational therapists and education and welfare officers, these all benefit the children differently but make sure that they’re getting a good start in life for example social services ensure that they are getting treated right at home and in nursery, social services will be called if there is suspected or confirmed abuse and the child will be take away from their parents and either put in a foster home or put up for adoption 1.3 Define the characteristics of effective partnership working There are many different characteristics of effective partnership working, one of these is making sure that confidentiality laws are followed correctly and information is only shared with the relevant people. Another characteristic is listening to each other and making sure messages are fully understood, effective communication is another characteristic this makes sure no important messages are missed such as absence’s and meeting dates. 1.4 Identify barriers to
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