Support Children and Young Peoples Health and Safety

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CU1521- Support children and young people’s health and safety. 1.1 Describe the factors to take into account when planning healthy and safe indoor and outdoor environments and services. The factors that you would need to take into account include * Individual needs depending on their age or abilities, for example a child of two years may not be able to do the physical things of a child who id five years old. So you would have to set out different activities for different ages. * Specific needs such as sensory impairment, for example if a child is partly sighted you would have to think about extra support for the child as they play. * You need to be clear on what the children can and can’t play on, what they can do in …show more content…

The UN Convention on the rights of the child says the rights of children and young people to learn and develop into adults and be protected from harm. Children learn by exploring and trying out new experiences. However, they don’t have the skills and judgment to make safe choices. This is why they need the guidance of an adult to identify potential hazards and whether or not it is

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