Safeguarding In Schools Unit 6

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Unit 6: Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People 1- Know about the legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people including e-safety. The concept of safeguarding is to protect children. The need for the improved legislation is so high-profile cases such as the Victoria Climbie death doesn’t happen again and also to make sure that all agencies work together. 1.1- Identify the current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people including e-safety. There are many current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people. These are some of the…show more content…
Health services (nurse) can check all details of the child’s health and keep the health records up to date. GMP (police) can check to see what is happening the community they are in and check up on them at their home address. Housing can evict residents for drug abuse or anti social parties CAMS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service) these help children that may self harm, have eating disorder etc... They are made up of different services. LSCB (Local safeguarding children board) these organise all agencies to come together to agree on how they will cooperate with one another to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) these work to help children and families of domestic abuse, helping them overcome the effects and restore healthy relationships. Health Professionals can exam children with injuries and if they suspect it may be non-accidental and can carry out medical examinations or observations of the child. E-Safety are a team that promote awareness of internet safety to the children and protect children from unsuitable sites. 2- Know what to do when children or young people are ill or injured, including emergency procedures. I work closely with children and I am more likely to spot when a child is unwell or coming down with an illness, there are signs
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