in need of them. The childâ€TMs welfare and their safeguarding is the most important thing and is the centre of the legislation. The updated version clarifies anything that has been found to be unclear in the previous version- Working Together to Safeguard Children
The Department for Education has responsibilities for child protection in England. It sets out policy, legislation and statutory guidance on how the child protection system should work. There is a framework to follow which enables professionals to identify children who are at risk of
Working together to safeguard children (2013)- This policy sets out guidelines of how organisations and individuals should work together to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people in accordance with the Children Act 1989 and the Children Act 2004. As well as laying out these guidelines, the document also provides a summary of:
Policies are put in place for people to follow not only in the government setting but also in much smaller settings. According to Zastrow and Kirst-Ashman (2016) defines policy as a clearly stated or implicit procedure, plan, rule, or stance concerning some issue that serves to guide decision making and behavior (p. 87). In the social work field policies are put into place so that there is guarantee that all clients are treated with the same respect and are offered the resources that are available to them in their community. In this paper I will discuss policies that are in place for children that are being abused and what is in place to help them. Not only are we concerned with if these policies are working but also how are they being paid
Every setting will have to make sure that the children are safe when entering the setting, leaving the setting. When children arrive to the setting, you will have to make sure that they enter the setting safely. When leaving the setting you as a early years practitioner has to check who is collecting the child. There even is a policy in every setting that is about parents and carers collecting their child. In this policy you must take the register so
The Children Act 1989 requires that local authorities give due regard to a childâ€TMs wishes when determining what services to provide.
The Confidentiality Disclosure under the Data Protection Act, 1998. Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act, 2006. The Care Standard Act, 2000. Children Act, 1989-2004. Working Together to Safeguarding Children, 2015. Children and Family Act, 2014. Children Act, 2014. Children and Young Persons Act, 2008. Fraser Guidelines, 1985. Whistle Blowing Policy. Every Child Matters; Change for Children, 2003. No Secret Guidelines, 2015. Border, Citizenships and Immigration Act, 2009. United Nation Convention on the Rights of a Child, 1989. Human Rights Act, 1989. Mental Capacity Act, 2005. Access to Health Record Act, 1990. Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Access to Medical Reports Act, 1988. National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
1. Partnerships with families and communities support shared responsibility for children’s learning, development, and wellbeing. – I believe this is a breach of the code because knowing that children can understand this sort of negativity can cause them to have set backs which would not honour the parent’s wishes or the child’s development.
The most important current legislation and regulation in UK are Childrenâ€TMs Act 2004, Childrenâ€TMs Act 2006 and Lord Lamingâ€TMs report. It means that all professionals and everyone who is care of children and young people must be aware of the legal aspects. It also gives guidelines to
I am able to discuss any work related concerns during my supervision as well and discuss my professional development. Staff is able to access courses, workshops and seminars that enhance the knowledge relating to the implementation of safeguarding policies. Weekly staff meetings improve working practice allowing staff to discuss child safeguarding issues. Nevertheless, not everyone in the team holds same level of safeguarding training, especially agency staff or volunteers that come in contact with children and families, creating great risk to their
Ensuring that adults and staff are qualified for the role of caring and supervising children.
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child shows a child’s right to his or her own views in all matters and the right to the freedom of expression. This includes the right to receive and be part of information about themselves. All people around children need to make sure that rights are upheld and matters affecting children are looked after.
Standardisation of policy and practice needed nationally. - The need for a system to hold agencies to account and to clarify their roles and responsibilities. - The need for a statutory requirement for agencies to participate in order to ensure that sufficient priority is accorded to adult protection issues. - The need to give adult protection equivalent status to child protection.
Since last two decades Canada being experienced softer and harder forms of neo-liberal economic impetus (McKeen, 2006). Many of these reforms targeted social benefits and divided marginalized people into deserved and undeserved category (McKeen, 2006). At a large level, social policies are shaped by the exploration of dominant ideas about a social issue. Existing political views and the interest of the dominant policy community are predominantly influencing policy making (McKeen, 2006). The mainstream discourses for solutions of social problems and policy outcomes are increasingly underrepresented and narrow down the focus of social welfare in Canada (McKeen, 2006).
You should also have a good understanding of child development so that you can assess whether a child is developing appropriately for his/her age. The revised EYFS includes examples of adults’ behaviour which might be signs of abuse and neglect. If staff become aware of any such signs, they should respond appropriately in order to safeguard children. Even though confidentiality is paramount, it is important to note that reporting serious safeguarding concerns overrides a family 's right to privacy. All childcare providers must have, and implement, a safeguarding policy and procedures, which should be in line with the guidance and procedures of the Local Safeguarding Children’s Board. The EYFS now requires that safeguarding policies and procedures must cover the use of mobile phones and cameras in the