October 1991, introduced comprehensive changes to legislation in England and Wales affecting the welfare of children. The Act:
• Reinforces the function of families through definition of parental responsibility
• Legislates to protect children who may be suffering or are likely to suffer significant harm
reform the law relating to children; to provide for local authority services for children in need and others; to amend the law with respect to children’s homes, community homes, voluntary homes and voluntary organisations; to make provision with respect to fostering, child minding and day care for young children...
Work within a legal and ethical framework
Case Study Report
Due date: 8th April, 2013
18701 Certificate IV in Community Services 2013
Student number: 367816562
Question 1: Identify the important laws and legal requirements that...
government brought out was the children Act that was introduce in 1989, the law enforced a big change in the way parents role are regarded and having a responsibility to their children rather then rights over them. Under the children Act, children do have rights for example have their wishes considered when decisions...
The Western Australian
Duty of care for students policy
The frequently used term for the responsibility for the safety of children at school is duty of care. (Balfour, 2001) The Western Australia Department of Education (WADE) states that department policy requires all teachers...
Learning in Schools
Assignment – Unit 302 Schools as organisations
(Also includes unit 306 1.1, unit 333 1.1)
Summarise entitlement and provision for early years’ education (Refer to Childcare Act 2006 and Every Child matters)...
children’s welfare and putting measures in place to improve children’s safety and prevent abuse. As part of the safeguarding process it is necessary to take action when there is reasonable belief that a child is at risk of significant form.
The children’s act 1989
This act makes the welfare children...
My responsibility as a childminder is to ensure the safety and welfare of all the children in my care in line with the procedures laid out by the Integrated Access Team.
I last received training on Safeguarding Children (child protection) in November 2012 and am aware of the signs and symptoms...
1. What duty of care means in children and young people settings?
Duty of care is a requirement to exercise reasonable care, attention and caution to avoid negligence which would lead to the harm of other people.
‘The fundamental obligation that anyone working in childcare, whatever the type of...
Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young Peoples Setting
Understand what is required for competence in own work role
1.1 Describe the duties and responsibilities of own work role
1.2 Explain expectations about own work role as expressed...
`SHC 34 PRICIPLES FOR IMPLEMENTING DUTY OF CARE IN HEALTH, SOCIAL CARE OR CHILDRREN’S AND YOUNG PEOPLE’S SETTINGS
1.1 Explain what it means to have a duty of care in your own work role
Wikipedia describes “a duty of care is a legal obligation imposed on an individual requiring that they adhere...
Work Act 1974 (Great Britain)
Outlines the responsibility of individual employees for maintaining health and safety in the workplace.
Childcare Act 2006
Focuses on improving outcomes for children in the early years through the ‘five outcomes’ of Every Child Matters (including ‘being healthy’ and ‘staying...
legislation in England and Wales surrounding the welfare of children. As well as ensuring that the welfare of the child is paramount, the Act identified the responsibility of parents and of those who work with children to ensure the safety of the child. Its main aims were to:
• Achieve a balance between...
Supporting the school
1. Explain the legalresponsibilities of the schoolrelating to the duty of care and the welfare of the child.
All adults working with children or young people have a legalresponsibility to protect them; these responsibilities are outlined in child protection laws. As outlined...
set specific guidelines and boundaries for all agencies working with/for children. It promotes the overall safety and well being of the child using The Every Child Matters initiative (2003) as a tool.
Working Together to Safeguard Children 2010 - This guideline affect anyone working closely with...
likely to do worse in school. This may increase the chances of offending because low educational attainment, a low attachment to school, and low educational aspirations are all risk factors for offending in themselves. (Walklate: 2003 p. 2) Children who perform poorly at school are also more likely to...
The purpose of this report is to give an informative summary of the Western Australian Department of Education Duty of Care (WADoE DOC) for Students Policy, 2012.
The term “duty of care” dates back to the early 1900’s, when in 1932 a court in the United Kingdom considered a case which involved a decomposed...
interpreted and implemented in your local are and within your setting or service.
Every child within my and any other setting has the right to be valued, treated as an individual and belonging. My role as a childcare professional is to ensure that all the children that attend my setting are treated fairly...
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