Cyp 3.1 Support Children and Young People’s Health and Safety

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There are many different factors to take into account when planning healthy and safe indoor and outdoor environments and services. The factors to take into account when planning indoor healthy and safe environments and services include: Floor area: The floors should be even and easily cleaned and free of clutter and debris that could cause a trip or fall. All mats etc should have gripper underneath so as not to cause a fall. Lighting and air condition: There should be there should be sufficient lighting and air circulation, for eg: on a hot day windows should be opened. Secure hazards around the area in question: Making sure all hazards in the environment are correctly taken care of for eg: depending on child age plug sockets should have covers and stairs have safety gates, all hazardous products and substances are correctly labelled and stored away from reach, medication locked in a secure location. Emergency planning: Making sure that all escape routes are known and instructions are clear and fire exits are not blocked. That fire extinguishers are all clearly labelled. Telephone numbers are to hand if necessary.

The factors to take into account when planning outdoor healthy and safe environments and services include: Gaining consent: Written consent for a child/young person to attend the planned event. Individual needs: Evaluating each individual needs for eg a wheelchair user might have difficulty on sand, deaf and hard of hearing individuals would have difficulty at the cinema. If an individual has incontinence needs. Medication users and nutritional needs also have to be assessed and taken into account. Environmental issues: Take into account the weather, if the weather is due to be hot sun cream, hats and water would need to be taken. On cold wet and windy days coats, waterproof clothing and shoes would need to be taken. Emergency planning: Taking along a first aid kit and emergency numbers of contacts and general practitioner....
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