Unit 45 1.1
Human Rights Act.
Human rights act come into force in Britain in October 2000. This act is vital in protecting the fundamental freedoms of everyone in our society. As childminders we develop policies and procedures, we make sure fresh water is supplied and that we have a safe home environment, supplying healthy food and be a good role model for the children in our care.
These rights are in place to protect both Parents and children, for example as a child minder if we know a child in our care is being abused or mistreated by their parents it is our duty to protect the child from any inhuman or degrading treatment.
United Nations convention on …show more content…
These rights came about as world leaders decided that all children under the age of 18 needed special care and protection that adults don't need the rights and protection that adults don't need. The rights that all children have the rights to survive; to develop to the fullest and to protect from the harmful influences abuse and exploitation and to participate fully in family, culture and social life. The four core principles of the convention and non-discrimination. Devotion to the best interest of a child the rights to life; Survival and development; and respect for the views of the child. The convention protects the rights by setting standards in health care, eduction and legal,civil and social services. By agreeing to these rights as a child minder we are committing ourselves to protecting and ensuring the children in our care are safe, and look after the best interests of the …show more content…
PACEY-Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years.
Originally called NCMA which is an organisation in England and Wales for home base Childcare.
They help to set out frameworks and procedures to make sure child minders work together with children to give everyone the best outcome. They have a network of developments workers and support groups. To be the go between for the government and child care and home base child minders.
You can join PACEY and get regular updates on government changes, Laws, training opportunities, they have discounts on insurance and generally helpful to people working in childcare.
Child minding networks.
These are a great way to obtain support for both yourself and the children as working alone can sometimes be hard so meeting new friends is important. Groups are set up in your local areas so the children can play and the childminders can get any information they need.
Discounts are given in some play centres for people who child mind so they can bring a group of children in.