EYMP 3: Promote children’s welfare and well being in the early years
1. Welfare requirements were bought in, in September 2008 as part of the EYFS welfare requirements and are compulsory. Theses are split into 5 groups, which our operational planning covers. Safeguarding and promoting children’s welfare has legal and statutory guidance general legal requirements cover and the provider must take necessary steps to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. The provider must promote the good health of children and take necessary steps to prevent cross infections, and take appropriate action when they are ill. Children’s behaviour must be managed effectively and in a manner appropriate for their stage of development and particular individual needs. Specific legal requirements and statutory guidance covers safeguarding, information and complaints, premises and security, outings, equality of opportunities. Medicines, illness and injuries, food and drink, smoking, behaviour management.
2. The lines of reporting and responsibility in the work setting. In my staff handbook has how to report and my responsibility in my setting. Attached to this document.
2.2 Explain systems for supporting children’s safety when:
▪ When receiving children into the setting we make sure they come in with a parent/carer. We ensure every child has the correct clothing and footwear for the appropriate weather. When receiving new children to join the setting all the correct paperwork is filled in the parents and child have settling in sessions. If a child has certain people that cannot pick them up we ensure people picking up that child are checked at the gate and I.D is checked we have passwords and photos of parents and carers. ▪ When a child leaves nursery at the end of the day we ensure they leave with a parent/carer if another person is picking up the nursery make sure everyone’s seen a photo of that person and a password is given at the gate...
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