Outline the Current Legislation That Underpins the Safeguarding o...

Continues for 2 more pages »
Read full document

Outline the Current Legislation That Underpins the Safeguarding of Children and Young People Within Own Uk Nation.

By | April 2013
Page 1 of 3
| | | | | | |508 |Outline the current legislation that underpins the safeguarding of children and young people | |1.1 |within own uk nation. | | | | | |Safeguarding Children is a multi-stranded identifying concept that reaches beyond basic child | | |protection to incorporate the additional aims of preventing the impairment of children’s health | | |and development, ensuring children are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provision | | |of safe and effective care, as well as protecting children from maltreatment. | | | | | |The UK Government has defined the term ‘safeguarding children’ as: ‘The process of protecting | | |children from abuse or neglect, preventing impairment of their health and development, and | | |ensuring they are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective | | |care that enables children to have optimum life chances and enter adulthood successfully. | | | | | |This shift from traditional child...
Hide

Rate this document

What do you think about the quality of this document?

Share this document

Let your classmates know about this document and more at Studymode.com