Shc34-1.1 Explain What It Means to Have a Duty of Care in Own Work Role

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SHC34 SHC34-1.1 Explain what it means to have a duty of care in own work role. 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 foreseeable harm others. A definition from Wikipedia Examples how we do this in my setting. Within our setting we carry out daily checks to ensure that the environment inside and outside is safe before the morning session starts. We have daily cleaning rotas to ensure the session is clean and we are stopping the spread of infection. Ensuring that staff has been trained in first Aid and that we have the right equipment. To complete accident forms when an accident occurs and getting the…show more content…
Confidentiality Children and their families have the right to privacy of their home lives. Information on the child and family needs to keep confidential and only shared if permission is given from the parents/carer. Conflict will occur when safeguarding the child from abuse from a family member. This information will then needed to be shared with other agencies this may need to be done without the parents consent in the interest of the child’s welfare. This information will still need to be done on a need to know bases and no gossiping. SHC34-2.2 Describe how to manage risks associated with conflicts or dilemmas between an individual's rights and the duty of care. A lot of the children within our setting enjoys Peppa pig and often we get asked for picture to be painted out for them so there can colour them in. One of our children which attends is Muslim and her Mum has requested for us not to let her have picture of Peppa pig and also she was not to be included in any of the Christmas activity. We insured that there was other picture for her to colour in and during nativity practise a member of staff would let her chose another activity she enjoyed doing like looking at books and taking about the pictures. When we were make gifts etc for Christmas we would involve her in the activity but allow her to use objects that didn’t symbolise Christmas so she still

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