Unit 4 Health And Social Care Essay

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Within this assignment I will be outlining why it is that children and young people may need to be looked after away from their families. I will also be discussing the procedures involved in taking children into care. I will also be discussing what a care order is and how, why and when they are put into place. I will also be discussing and explaining the different reasons and scenarios that could result in a child having a care order put in place. I will also be discussing the different rights and responsibilities the parents of the child have once there has been a care order put in place.
When a child is being taken into care there are procedures and rules that have to be followed before the child can be put into care. The procedure that
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The behaviour problems could be for a number of reasons such as stress due to things going on in their lives socially, academically or financially. The behaviour problems could be because of medical problems such as both diagnosed and undiagnosed depression or other diagnosed and or undiagnosed medical problems that could affect their behaviour such as possibly Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Also their behaviour could be a problem if they do not share the same values of right and wrong as the other people around them. Behavioural problems will usually result in temporary care being put in place as behavioural problems are not difficult to improve so they can stop being in care a return home. (Unit 10 Know why children and young people might need to be looked after …show more content…
Having a child that has any learning difficulties or disabilities is very stressful for the family and can put a large strain on the family therefore temporary respite care may be given to give the family a shot temporary break from caring for the child. Although permanent care may be needed for a child that has any learning difficulties or disabilities as the family may find it too difficult to cope with a child with any learning difficulties or disabilities and therefore may not want to care for the child any more so the child would then go in to permanent care. For example if the child has severe Down syndrome the parents may find it hard to be able to cope with the stress of the extra care that the child needs and therefore might want to give up the child and then they will have to go into care. (Unit 10 Know why children and young people might need to be looked after PowerPoint)
Also a factor that can result in the child being put in to care is if they commit any criminal offences, this could result in the child being sent to a young offender’s institute, where they will be temporarily cared for until their sentence is complete. (Unit 10 Know why children and young people might need to be looked after PowerPoint) http://adoption.about.com/od/fostering/f/why_are_children_in_foster_care.htm (about.com

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