Eyp 3.2 4.1

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1.1 What is meant by a positive environment? A happy environment is a setting that has structure and routine so that children can rely on a secure environment, always looking at the positive in everything that children do to help them to be more confident. A positive environment can also help to stimulate children and in affect make the children want to learn more. 1.2 - Identify regulatory requirements that underpin a positive environment for children and young people. • Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Framework • Childcare Act 2006 • HSWA (the health & safety at work act 1974) • Care Standards Act 2006 • Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults (where applicable) 4.1 Define the basic nutritional requirements of children and young people to ensure a balanced diet and meet…show more content…
When a child has a certain dietary requirements parents have got to tell the nursery when they first enrol and that information will be recorded. Any special dietary requirements staff will be aware off at all times as they know some food allergies could be life threatening, all staff should know the specific food or ingredients restrictions, possible consequences and symptoms of food reactions and recommended first aid and treatment if needed. Different families have their own religions and food beliefs and as childcare providers it is important to understand the relationship between religion and food, certain religions have their own way of preparing food, and eating different foods so childcare providers will have to work around the different religions and foods within the nursery with the children. 4.3 Describe basic food safety when providing food and drink to children and young people. • Always wash hands before preparing food and after touching raw meat, fish and eggs. • Teach children to wash their hands before each meal they have and every time they go to the
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