When working with children and young people, it is important that their safety and well-being is paramount. There are a number of guidelines, policies and procedures which cover the safeguarding of pupils, including;
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
Children Act 2004 and 2006- This law is to help improve well-being for young children, and reduce inequalities. It also helps make
UNDERSTAND CURRENT LEGISLATIONS, POLICES AND PROFESSIONAL INVOLEMENT REGARDING ABUSE IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE CONTEXTS.
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
Partnership working means that, all agencies and professionals work together to safeguard children. Each professional or agency will have a different role to play but each of them is all as important.
The representatives that influence the wider sector of childcare are: government departments, professional bodies i.e. Ofsted, trade unions, sector skills and regulatory bodies. The government has a department called the LSCB which stands for the Local Safeguarding Children’s Boards which first started back in 2004. The role and responsibilities for this department is to ensure that the LSCB should be local for everyone. The responsibility for the Local Safeguarding Children’s Board is to work with other LSCB’s in ensuring and promoting safeguarding for the children. They have a responsibility to keep a high standard of child safety and so by doing this have high standards for safeguarding.
Know about legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people, including e-safety.
safeguarding and welfare requirement for the EYFS this includes and entails, this gives details of the guidance available to childcare providers, this guidance is given to ensure that all children have their needs met to a high standard. this includes,; child protection and what we can do to protect the children in the care , suitable people includes those deemed appropriate to work with children by the requirements., staff qualifications what qualifications are needed to work with children , training what training staff need to help improve the standards of care and what support and training are available, key persons and what their responsibilities are to best help the Childs development , staff; child ratios and what the ratios are appropriate
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).
This report will discuss the evidence given in Serious Case Review of Hamzah Khan, who died in 2009 in Bradford, after being starved and neglected for months by his Mother Amanda Hutton. It will highlight main failures and issues associated with safeguarding, recognizing the complexity of multiagency working, along with identification of challenges and barriers in everyday practice with children and families. It will also analyse the key recommendations from the review, making reference to safeguarding policies and procedures within Setting X, as well as developing a constructive critique of the issues that were raised. The report will make brief links to previous significant cases, underlining their influence on policy and legislation framework
Child protection is defined as being the process of protecting individual children identified as either suffering, or likely to suffer significant harm as a result of abuse or neglect. It involves measures and structures designed to prevent and respond to abuse and neglect. Safeguarding is defined as protecting children from maltreatment, preventing impairment of children 's health or development, ensuring that children are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care, and taking action to enable all children to have the best life chances. Safeguarding is everything you do to keep children safe, and child protection, the protecting a child from abuse - neglect, physical, emotional and sexual, is just one part of safeguarding.