Duty of Care Assignment Level 3 Cache Diploma

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`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 to a standard of reasonable care while performing any acts that could foreseeably harm others”. I understand that a Duty of Care within my work role requires many things. Firstly, the children are placed into the environment by parents who want the best for their children. They expect they staff to have a degree of knowledge and understanding including education and training, to enable them to look after their children to the best of
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You could, where possible, offer a compromise and suggest that the child may wish to add some floor cushions to the mats for him to fall onto. You could also maybe suggest that the child waits until the younger children are not playing on the climbing frame so that they don’t copy his actions and hurt themselves.
It is always prudent to involve a senior member of staff or specialist area staff, i.e. Senco, when approaching parents about sensitive issues involving their children CYP CORE 3.4 SUPPORT CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE’S HEALTH AND SAFETY
3.2 Explain the dilemma between the rights and choices of children and young people and health and safety requirements Children are not always able to make safe choices as they may not be aware of dangers or they may purposefully take a risk in order to push themselves or their friends. This could flag a risk in health and safety or go against regulations. However it is important to allow a little risk to enable the child to learn from it.
SHC 34 PRICIPLES FOR IMPLEMENTING DUTY OF CARE IN HEALTH, SOCIAL CARE OR CHILDRREN’S AND YOUNG PEOPLE’S SETTINGS 2.3 Explain where to get additional support and advice about conflicts and dilemmas
The first place that you should seek guidance or advice should be your setting Manager and colleagues. Other

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