CYP core 3.7 4.2 Essay
Services for children, young people and their carers look out for opportunities for the child to develop and learn by providing a safe and secure environment for their physical and emotional well being. Services include LAC nurses, social workers, fostering social workers, teachers, CAMHS, befrienders, etc.
LAC nurses provide health services for looked after children and young people to asses health needs, promoting the health and well being of looked after children. LAC nurses visit the home once a year to assess the children in care and offer …show more content…
1. Be healthy
2. Be safe
3. Enjoy and achieve
4. Make a positive contribution
5. Achieve economic well-being
These services are vital for enabling children to achieve these positive outcomes, helping to promote equality. Equality is about creating a fairer society, where everyone can participate and has the opportunity to fulfil their full potential. By delivering services that are personal, fair and diverse then prejudice and discrimination can be eliminated.
To make sure the child in my care is healthy I must provide opportunities for physical exercise regularly, make sure their environment is a healthy one, plan ways to explore healthy lifestyles, ensure planning focusses on children's social and emotional well-being. To make sure the child in my care is safe I must have ways to check it meets regulated standards - eyfs requirements, ensure children and young people are involved in developing safe environments, make sure everyone knows policies and procedures for safe play, perform routine checks and risk assessments to the environment and for resources
To make sure the child in my care is enjoying and achieving I must check the balance of child initiated and adult led activities, encourage freedom of choice and following