Unit 027: Support Children and Young People’s Health and Safety

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Unit 027: Support children and young people’s health and safety Outcome 1: Understand how to plan and provide environments and services that support children and young people’s health and safety Describe the factors you have to take into account when planning healthy and safe indoor and outdoor environments and services When planning healthy and safe indoor and outdoor environments or activities with children and young people you must take into consideration these principles: * The age and ability of the children * Equipment and activity is age appropriate e.g. you wouldn’t do a lego activity with a baby who would want to put the small bits in their mouth * Whether children have any specific needs such as sensory…show more content…
This is how practitioners are able to monitor, assess and evaluate. Identify and briefly explain the sources of current guidance you can access for planning healthy and safe environments and services In order to plan a healthy and safe environment and service you need to look at a wide variety of aspects but there are sources of current guidance that can help you with this. These include: Source of Guidance | Description | Health and Safety Executive | HSE is the national independent watchdog for work-related health, safety and illness. They are an independent regulator and act in the public interest to reduce work related death and serious injury across Great Britain’s workplaces. They provide information on all industries and the topics that they may need to cover. | Child Accident Prevention Trust | The Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) is the UK’s leading charity working to reduce the number of children and young people killed, disabled or seriously injured in accidents.CAPT give child friendly advice to families, support professionals working with children and their families, support senior professionals and policy makers and advise the government and organisations on child safety. | Department for Education | The Department for Education's website aims to bring together all information into a single location and offer a richer user experience. | Workplace Policies and Procedures | Workplace policies are a set of rules, principles

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