CYP Core 3.3 –1.1 Outline current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures within own UK Home Nation affecting the safeguarding of children and young people.
Child Act 1989 -
There has been certain legislation in the United Kingdom along with home policies and procedures that affect the safeguarding of children and young people. Policies and procedures for safeguarding and child protection in England and Wales are the result of the Children Act 1989 and the Children Act 2004 carried more changes that affected the way the child protection system is structured and organized works here in the United Kingdom and so affecting the safeguarding of children and young people. Through the protection policies and procedures for safeguarding children and young people, settings which work with children and young people have an important role in the detection and prevention of abuse and neglect. All personnel working to safeguard children and young people must understand their responsibilities and duties fully as set out in current government legislation, regulations and guidance.
The Children Act 1989 made laws about the protection of children and young people more clear and simple to follow in the United Kingdom. This Act was a serious shake up of children’s rights and protection, and outlined the duties and responsibilities of those who worked with children, especially of those in events of allegations of child abuse.
The Children’s Act 1989 is a law that relates to children to provide for the local authority services that provide for children in need and others. The law is there to put in place of the respect of children’s homes, community homes, voluntary homes and voluntary organisations. Fostering, child minding, adoption and day care for young children are related to this law in a way that the Children’s Act 1989 helps in these areas. The Children’s Act 1989 introduced the concept of parental responsibility. This act aimed to ensure that...
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