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CHCECE002 Ensure TheHealth and Safety of Children
TABLE OF CONTENTFORMATIVE ASSESSMENT........................................................................................................11. What is collaboration?.............................................................................................................12. How does collaboration establish a relationship with educators/ service providers andfamilies of the children in care?.................................................................................................13. Explain how regulations (in the NQF) outline provision for collaboration and establishingrelationships with families..........................................................................................................24. What regulation stipulates that education and care services must not divulge orcommunicate information that is in a child’s record?.................................................................21. Under what circumstances can educators administer medication to the children in theircare?...........................................................................................................................................32. What documentation must be completed when medications are administered to children?...33. What would you do if a child refused to take their medication?...........................................41. Explain the procedures that must be followed to ensure that children’s bedding is clean anddoes not carry infection risks.....................................................................................................42. Why is it necessary to have a quiet area? Describe what a quiet area/s should include.........4Activity 4................................................................................................................................51. What information can be included in a daily record to share with parents?...........................52. What would you do if a child refused to wear a jumper or jacket when playing outside inwinter?........................................................................................................................................63. Give eight examples of what you can do to support children when they are learning to usethe toilet.......................................................................................................................................61. When should staff/ educators and children wash their hands? List 10...................................72. How can you encourage children to develop good hygiene practices?...................................71. Why is it necessary for education and care services to maintain regular and routine cleaningand sanitising procedures?..........................................................................................................82. What are at least five of the stains or spillages with which you might have to deal with aspart of daily work? For each type of stain or spillage, explain the procedures you wouldfollow to clean them....................................................................................................................81. Undertake your own research and find out what the symptoms of the following illnessesare, give a brief description for each:..........................................................................................9
2. You notice that a child in your care has developed an all over body rash. What would yournext steps be?...........................................................................................................................103. What types of medical emergency can occur in an education and care service?..................104. In the case where a child seriously injures themselves, explain the procedures you wouldfollow........................................................................................................................................115. What procedures would you follow when contacting a parent to inform them that their childis ill?.........................................................................................................................................116. What are exclusion periods and why are they important?....................................................117. Why is friendly communication important when discussing health or hygiene issues withchildren?....................................................................................................................................121. What needs to be considered when planning a supervision plan? List at least eight factors toconsider.....................................................................................................................................122. Why is it important to provide appropriate levels of supervision of children? Provide atleast five reasons.......................................................................................................................133. What details about the children do educators need to know for effective supervision, andwhat information should be exchanged with colleagues to ensure adequate supervision? (100-150 words).................................................................................................................................131. What regulation of the Education and Care Services National Regulations 2011 stipulatesthat premises, furniture and equipment must be safe, clean and in good repair? (75-100 words)...................................................................................................................................................142. Things that are to be scheduled for children.........................................................................143. What should be included on a monthly safety checklist of an education and care service?List at least seven examples......................................................................................................151. Why should items used in an education and care centre be clearly labelled?......................152. Explain why proper storage of chemicals is important in a child care environment...........151. What does Regulation 99 of the Education and Care Services National Regulations 2011require from education and care services to ensure children are not released to unauthorisedpeople?.....................................................................................................................................152. What procedures can be followed to assist in the supervision of every person who enters aneducation and care service?......................................................................................................16
1. Explain the sun protection procedures that should be followed in an education and careservice.......................................................................................................................................161. Carry out an inspection of three items of equipment in a work environment or a playgroundin a park or your home..............................................................................................................162. Why is it necessary to conduct, as part of the daily routine, checks of the environment andof equipment?...........................................................................................................................173.Why must fire exits be kept clear of obstructions at all times?.............................................171. What is anaphylaxis?.............................................................................................................172. List the symptoms of mild/ moderate allergic reactions and severe allergic reactionincluding anaphylaxis...............................................................................................................171. Identify five things that education and care services can do to reduce the risk of anaphylaxis...................................................................................................................................................182. What is an EpiPen? What is it used for? How does it help an anaphylactic reaction? (100-150 words).................................................................................................................................182. Place the directions for using an EpiPen in their correct order.............................................181. Briefly outline the 4x4 Asthma First Aid Plan......................................................................192. Give details of what should be included on an asthma management plan............................191. What regulation of the Education and Care Services National Regulations 2011 coversgiving medication for asthma?..................................................................................................192. Give a brief description of the quality area, the standard, and element that focuses onpromoting children’s health and safety, in particular managing illnesses and medication.......203. What regulation is concerned with training for asthma? What does it stipulate?................20SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT 1..................................................................................................22Q1 Where can you access copies of the National Quality Framework (NQF), National QualityStandards (NQS) and the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF)?...................................22Q2 There are five rules for the administration of medication. What are they?.........................22Q3 When explaining to children about safety it is important they are told, in simple terms,why certain behaviours are necessary. What should you tell children about road safety? Howwould you explain it?...............................................................................................................23Q4 What is airborne transmission of infection? Wshat can you do to reduce the spread ofinfectious diseases?..................................................................................................................23
Q5 Identify five toys/ pieces of equipment that is appropriate for the developmental needs oftoddlers......................................................................................................................................24Q6 How do you use an adrenaline auto injector for anaphylaxis?............................................24Q7 What are four of the common triggers of anaphylaxis?......................................................24Q8 What are the signs of a severe asthma attack?....................................................................25Q9 Why should rest/ sleep areas be provided for the children who attend an education andcare service?.............................................................................................................................25Q10 What Element from the NQS specifically stipulates that effective hygiene practicesshould be promoted and implemented?.....................................................................................26SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT 2..................................................................................................271. What hygiene practices are followed by the centre?.............................................................272. What safety procedures does the centre implement?............................................................273. What infection control procedures does the centre employ?................................................284. What kinds of meals are provided for children? How do they ensure meals will not causefood poisoning?.........................................................................................................................295. What kinds of toys and equipment are provided by the centre?...........................................306. How does the centre ensure children are safe when playing?...............................................307. What happens if children become sick? How are they looked after?...................................308. What does the centre do in emergency situations?...............................................................309. What are the supervision ratios of the centre?......................................................................3110. How is the safety of children ensured when on excursions?..............................................3111. Her child has been diagnosed at risk of anaphylaxis. What does the centre know aboutanaphylaxis? What risk management strategies are in place for anaphylaxis?.........................3112. What policies/ guidelines does the centre follow in regard to the administration ofmedication?...............................................................................................................................31REFERENCES:.............................................................................................................................33
FORMATIVE ASSESSMENTActivity 11. What is collaboration?Collaboration is defined to as some individual or group of individuals working togetherto achieve certain task or produce something in return. All the organisation which are workingeither for themselves or for the sake of environment or society they are all collaborating witheach other (Quality Area 6 - Collaborative partnerships with families and communities,2018).This collaboration could also be defined as in case of ensuring health and safety of childrenbelow the age of 10 year between teachers, parents and those children so that there are no harmto them and they are both healthy and safe as well. This will be very much important in terms ofgaining health and safety of children as they are prone to risk to great extent because having noknowledge about harmful environment.2. How does collaboration establish a relationship with educators/ service providers and familiesof the children in care?To establish relationship between educator or service providers and families of childrenin care is the main aim of Quality Area 6 of National Quality Standard. This will be resultinginto partnership between all of them so that there is active communication, consultation andcollaboration as well which is most essential(Quality Area 6 - Collaborative partnerships withfamilies and communities,2018).Collaborative partnership with families and communitiesStandard 6.1Supportive relationship with familiesCollaborative partnership with familiesand communities.Element 6.1.1Engagement with the serviceFamilies are supported from enrolmentto be involved in the service andcontribute to service decisions.Element 6.1.2Parent view are respectedThe expertise, culture, values and beliefof families are respected and familiesshare in decision making about well-being of their children
Element 6.1.3Families are supportedCurrent information is available tofamilies about the service and relevantcommunity services and resources tosupport parenting and family well-being.3. Explain how regulations (in the NQF) outline provision for collaboration and establishingrelationships with families.All the partnership and relationship between that of families and educators will behelping in contributing building strong and inclusive community within service. This will also beenabling in continuous honest and opening two way communication between educator andfamily. In this way they will be connected with their children and in their experience and care ineducation will also be helping in developing trust and confidence in service. The sharingdecision making with families will supporting consistency between children experience at theirhome and that at service, they will be feeling safe, secure and supported as well (Guide to theNational Quality Standard,2018). The collaboration with families and educators will also behelping in recognising families are often engaged in their job and all other responsibility whichthey are having both at home and that in work.4. What regulation stipulates that education and care services must not divulge or communicateinformation that is in a child’s record?All the regulation of National Regulation number 181 and 184 tells that confidentiality ofrecord kept by approved provider and then the storage of records. Also in the Quality Area 4, 5,6 and 7Thus, all the policies which are guiding issues regarding privacy and confidentiality ofchildren, educators and also that of family members should be protected. Under this they must be
ensuring that all records and information about children, educator and family are kept in secureplace (Guide to the National Quality Standard,2018). This policy also highlight the point that allrecords and information are only accessed by or disclosed to those people who are in need of thatdata to fulfilling their responsibilities at service or have a legal right to know.Activity 21. Under what circumstances can educators administer medication to the children in their care?This is under the Quality area 2 of National Quality standard and also under regulation92,93 and 95. This will be defining what would be the circumstances under which educator orservice provider will be doing the procedures of medication of that child (AdministrationRecord,2018). These circumstances could be any of the following including:Emergency situations faced by children if any, food nutritious and beverage policy, HIV orAIDS, any kind of disease, incidents, injury, trauma and illness or any other medical conditions.2. What documentation must be completed when medications are administered to children?This part of documentation of the children is been under regulation 92 of NationalRegulations which is also known as medication record form which includes the following:Name of that child.Authorisation to administer of medication of that child which is duly signed by parents ofchildren for their consent.Name and date of medication which is to be done by administer.Time and date of last administration.All the circumstances which were there that caused medication of child with time anddate.Dosage of medication which is given to child (Administration Record,2018).Name and signature of the person who is in charge of administration.
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