Unit 4 – Understand How to Safeguard the Well Being of Children and Young People

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Unit 4 – Understand Howto Safeguard the Well-being of Children andYoung People
Unit 4 – Understand How to Safeguard the Well-being of Children and Young PeopleUnit 4 - AssessmentPlanLearner nameThe following plannedactivities need to becompleted to ensure that allthe Assessment Criteria ismet to achieve competencyof unit 4.THIS IS FORINFORMATION ONLYThe Learner mustcomplete-Unit assessment CriteriaAssessment MethodWritten Assessment tasks1.1, 1.2, 1.3,1.4, 1.52.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.43.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.44.1, 4.2, 4.35.1, 5.2, 5.3,6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4,7.1, 7.2O
Unit 4 – Understand How to Safeguard the Well-being of Children and Young PeopleLevel 3 Award inSupportingTeaching &Learning inSchoolsWorksheetUnit 4Unit 4 – Understand How to Safeguard the Wellbeing of Childrenand Young PeopleOutcomes 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5 - By the end of these outcomes you will understand themain legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding children and youngpeople.1.1Outline current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures within own UK Home Nationaffecting the safeguarding of children and young peopleUsing the headings provided, describe the key points of each of the following guidelines andlegislation and analyse how these guidelines affect the day to day work with young childrenThe Children’s Act 1989How does this affect theday to day working withchildren and youngpeopleThis act was passed by the parliament of UK with the motive to promotesafety and welfare of children. It delegates the duties to courts, parents,local authorities and childcare agencies to ensure child safety andwelfare (Marel and Mills, 2017).Young people in their daily care practices needs to ensure that child isplaying, learning and doing other chores in healthy and safeenvironment. It affects their decisions in regards with enhancing childsafety.The Children’s Act 2004(changes made)How does this affect theday to day working withchildren and youngpeopleThis act mandates local government functions for children welfare andeducation under the statutory authority of local Directors of ChildrenService (Harris and White, 2018). The purpose was to construct aboundary and assist local authorities and other entities to provideprecise intervention for children.
Unit 4 – Understand How to Safeguard the Well-being of Children and Young PeopleThis act affects the local government authorities and care providers asthey have to intervene precise and adequate measures so that childgrowth and development can be made.Health & Safety at WorkAct 1974How does this affect theday to day working withchildren and youngpeopleIt is referred as primary piece of legislation which covers occupationalhealth and safety in Great Britain.The care providers needs to ensure that appropriate safety measuresand facilities have been installed in the building or care centre.Setting SafeguardingPolicyHow does this affect theday to day working withchildren and youngpeopleA safeguarding policy refers to the child protection policy which is astatement that governs organisation or care centre to amend activitiesthat helps in keeping children safe.The top management of care centre are responsible for developingsafeguarding policies which are mandatory to be followed by the careproviders (Twycross and Smith, 2017). It affect daily working of youngpeople who care for children as they have to keep in mind about thepolicies which promote child safety.Working together tosafeguard children 2015How does this affect theday to day working withchildren and youngpeopleIt mandates all the local authorities who provide care to children tofollow safeguarding laws and legislation to promote child safety andwelfare.It affects school teachers, primary care centres, etc. as they have toprovide adequate care in order to promote child health and safety.United Nations Rights ofa ChildHow does this affect theday to day working withchildren and youngpeopleIt is a human rights treaty which sets out the civil, political, economic,social, health and cultural rights of children.The entities need to respect the rights of children.1.2Explain child protection within the wider concept of safeguarding children and youngpeopleChild protection is considered as essential part in providing care. Children protection is refers to theprotection of children from violence, exploitation abuse and neglect. In order to provide safety andenhance welfare of children it is essential for child care providers to implement measures andmethods that ensure child safety and welfare (Watson, 2018). This is considered as most crucialtask in child care centre where both children and young people needs to consider the importance ofchild protection and follow legislation and safeguarding policies adequately in order to enhancechild protection.Safeguarding children is a concept that reaches beyond child protection to
Unit 4 – Understand How to Safeguard the Well-being of Children and Young Peopleintegrate the extra aims of preventing the harm of children's health & development, assuringchildren are growing up in situations agreeable with the provision of safe and effective care.1.3Analyse how national and local guidelines, policies and procedures forsafeguarding affect day to day work with children and young peopleThe Children’s Act 1989How does this affect theday to day working withchildren and youngpeopleYoung people in their daily care practices needs to ensure that child isplaying, learning and doing other chores in healthy and safeenvironment. It affects their decisions in regards with enhancing childsafety.It affects the individuals to make sure that the environment surroundingchildren is safe and secure at the time of playing, studying or learning.The Children’s Act 2004(changes made)How does this affect theday to day working withchildren and youngpeopleThis act affects the local government authorities and care providers asthey have to intervene precise and adequate measures so that childgrowth and development can be made. It also affects the policies ofschools and colleges to make sure children and young people orsurrounded by any kind of threat or harm.Health & Safety at WorkAct 1974How does this affect theday to day working withchildren and youngpeopleThe care providers needs to ensure that appropriate safety measuresand facilities have been installed in the building or care centre.Setting SafeguardingPolicyHow does this affect theday to day working withchildren and youngpeopleThe top management of care centre are responsible for developingsafeguarding policies which are mandatory to be followed by the careproviders (Twycross and Smith, 2017). It affect daily working of youngpeople who care for children as they have to keep in mind about thepolicies which promote child safety.Working together tosafeguard children 2015How does this affect theIt affects school teachers, primary care centres, etc. as they have toprovide adequate care in order to promote child health and safety.
Unit 4 – Understand How to Safeguard the Well-being of Children and Young Peopleday to day working withchildren and youngpeopleUnited Nations Rights ofa ChildHow does this affect theday to day working withchildren and youngpeopleIt is a human rights treaty which sets out the civil, political, economic,social, health and cultural rights of children.All children have theserights, no matter who they are, where they live, whether they are a boyor girl, what their culture is, whether they have a disability, whetherthey are rich or poor. No child should be treated unfairly on any basis.The entities need to respect the rights of children.1.4Explain circumstances as towhen and whyinquiries and serious case reviews are requiredandhowthe sharing of the findings informs practiceInquiries in can be conducted in child exploitation, violence and negligence. When a child is beingexploited either sexually or physically, the inquiries with the care providers and care centre canbegin. The findings are shared with the inquiry officer and manager of care providers. In thesecircumstances inquiry conducted in order to identify the cause of issue and punish the victim for hisor her misconduct (Bond and Rawlings, 2018).Serious case reviews are undertaken when a child oryoung person dies where abuse or neglect is known or suspected to be a factor in the death.Serious care reviews are set up to see what lessons can be learnt from the death about the way inwhich local professionals and organisations work separately and together to help safeguard andencourage the welfare of the children and young people. It is also set up to improve how they canwork better together to assure nothing like that fall out again.
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