Understand How to Safeguard the Well Being of Children and Young People

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UNDERSTANDING HOW TO SAFEGUARD THE WELL-BEING OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE ASSIGNMENT 026 TASK A Danielle Hall SECTION 1(Ref 1.1)PG1 THE MAIN CURRENT LEGISLATION, GUIDELINES, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES WITHIN OWN UK HOME NATION FOR SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE ARE AS FOLLOWS, SAFEGUARDING (Local safeguarding Children Board, Children’s Act 1989, Protection of Children’s Act 1999, The Children’s Act (every child matters 2004) and Safeguarding Vulnerable Group’s Act 2006), Data Protection Act (1998) INFORMATION AND COMPLAINTS SPECIFIC LEGAL REQUIREMENTS OF PREMISES AND SECURITY OUTINGS EQUALITY OF OPPERTUNITIES (human rights act 1998) MEDICINES ILLNESS AND INJURIES (RIDDOR 1995) FOOD AND DRINK SMOKING…show more content…
changes in behaviour, general well-being, unexplained marks or bruising. * Listen to the child and offer re-assurance and give assurance that action will be taken * Do not question the child * Make a written objective record that includes time and date, exact words as far as possible, the name of the person to whom the concern was reported, the name of any other person present at the time of observation or disclosure. * Record’s signed, dated and kept in the child’s personal file securely * The parent/carer are normally the first point of contact, except where the Local Safeguarding Children Board does not allow this. This is usually the case where the parent is the likely abuser. In these cases the investigating officers will inform
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