Essay on Safeguarding and Welfare of Children and Young People.

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Level 2 Certificate Children and Young People’s Workforce.
Unit 007 (Assignment 008 )
Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People.
Samantha Drinkwater.

Outcome 1: Know about the legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and yound people including e-safety.

1. Identify one current and national piece of legislation relevant to safeguarding children and young people’s welfare.

Policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people are -

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child 1989 - which ensure that children are safe and looked after, children have the right to be protected from all forms of physical or mental violence, injury or
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Other children should be kept calm and away from any danger, and distracted by the member of staff.

7. Summarise your own settings procedures for each of the following emergencies
FireThe lead practitioner must collect the register/contact details and first aid box. In the toddler room (starfish room) the walkie talkie must also be collected.The children in seashells, starfish and coral classrooms will be lead out by the lead practitioner who will be responsible for leading the children out via fire exits, double doors IF IT IS SAFE TO DO SO, checking room and toilet area and closing doors behind them.The children are lead into the playground, once outside, the lead practitioner will confirm that all children are present, using the register. The management/office staff take the signing in & out book to ensure that all members of staff, volunteers & students are accounted for.If the fire is becoming out of control, the management will inform the lead practitioner to open the double gates into the school and lead the children and staff into school grounds.Manager or fire warden to ring the fire services and remain outside until given the all clear. | Security incidentIf someone comes to pick a child up from nursery and members of staff are unsure of who it is, the staff will not release the child from

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