1.1 Explain What Is Meant By Eyps

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EYPs work in partnership with families and professionals in order to safeguard the child and maintain their health and safety at all times. It is important for EYPs to develop professional relationships with parents/carers while the child is in their care; EYPs must organise times to communicate with the parents/carers about the child’s development or any concerns they may have. It can sometimes be difficult for EYPs to communicate with the child’s main primary caregiver as there may be barriers such as: work timings, language barriers and busy times at nursery. It is important that EYPs try to overcome these barriers in order to meet the needs of the child and maintain their safety and well-being. In a child’s early years it is important that the early years setting mirrors the child’s home and home routine in order to make the child feel comfortable and safe. Through having regular discussions with the parent the parent can be informed on where the child is and should be in their development. According to early years careers [2016] “If they see their parents are talking to …show more content…

In relation to the title, children with additional needs may benefit from Early Support; EYPs can help the parents/carers to decide the best route for their child and plan the best support for the child. This leads the parents/carers to not only work in partnership with the EYPs but also with other professionals in order to give their child the best support for them to develop. According to ‘Working Together to Safeguard Children’ [2017], “Providing early help is more effective in promoting the welfare of children than reacting later. Early help means providing support as soon as a problem emerges, at any point in a child’s life, from the foundation years through to the teenage years.” Through working in partnership the EYPs can give the child the best support they need in order to thrive in their learning and

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