The Children’s Act (1989) (2004)
The children’s act 1989 was amended in 2004. The children’s act has placed organisations to safeguard and promote the wellbeing of children and young people. The children and young people are being protected because they are unable to protect themselves from harm and danger. The act is designed to guide principles that are in mind for the care and support of children. It allows children to:
- Be Healthy
- Remain safe in their environments
- Enjoy life
- Assist in their quest to succeed
- Make a positive contribution
- Achieve economic stability for the future
The children’s act 2004 now provides a legal underpinning to ‘every child matters’. After the death of Victoria Climbie a formal response was made…
The Children act 1989 and 2004 is important as it ensures that children will be protected and are safe from harm and are supported and cared for in the correct way. It is important for children in order to improve their lives if needed; it ensures that all services that children access treat children with the correct care and meet the child’s needs. It is important that the services are improved and meet the child’s needs so it supports the child’s welfare and health. As a result of this act…
Children Act 1989
This legislation attempts to simplify all the previous policies and procedures on child protection. The Children Act 1989 made clear what the duties of people looking after children and young people are, and how all professional should work as a team in cases of child abuse.
Children Act 2004
Following the tragic Victoria Climbie case in 2000, it became clear that the existing services and resources allocated to prevent and address child abuse were still largely ineffective.…
the disclosure of information
Working together to safeguard children (2006-2010)
A Guide to Inter-agency Working to Safeguard and Promote the Welfare of Children. It sets out how organisations, agencies and individuals working with children should work together to safeguard and promote their welfare in accordance with the Children Act 1989 and Children Act 2004.
From September 2009 a named member of the Senior Management Team (Head teacher) will have the responsibility of ensuring…
different polices and legislations towards safeguarding children from abuse have evolved today. This essay will explore how the different ideas of policies are set into place and show how different policies go into different directions. From this it will show my knowledge and understandings of different events that have happened and made a development towards society. Showing from a historical perspective it will discuss how different acts have been set into place to stop prevention of cruelty…
A written response to a case study provided on the subject of child protection (1250)
I am writing this report in regards to numerous concerns of neglect in respect to a young boy named Eric (age 3) which has been brought to my attention by his pre- school practitioner. I am the safeguarding leader and manger of the setting and it is my job to ensure the safety and and welfare of a child in my care. The statutory framework states, 'providers must take all necessary steps to keep children safe…
The aim of this report is to outline key legislation and guidance in relation to safeguarding children, and to identify key actions relevant in early years settings; in order to evaluate the impact these actions have on practice.
Legislation is defined as "a law or set of laws suggested by a government and made official by a parliament".
(Cambridge Dictionaries Online, 2006)
Legislation is applied within the early years sector in order to promote safeguarding and the…
The Government sets out policy and statutory guidelines for how organisations must operate with respect to safeguarding of children and young people. Working together to Safeguard children 2015 provides the statutory guidelines and non statutory guidelines that support the Children Act 1989 and the Children Act 2004. Other policies and guidelines include Keeping Children Safe in Education 2015 and Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education 2007. A school must produce internal…
1. Page 2 Task 2, 2.1 analysing a child protection referral
• What is a child referral?
• Analysing a referral
2. Page 3 Task 2, 2.2
• Explaining working together
• Good practice
3. Page 4 /Task 3
• Justifying social work intervention in a given situation in relation to the legal framework protecting children
4. Page 5
The Children Act 1989 allows local authorities to intervene in order to safeguard children that are…
Analyse legal requirements and guidance relating to the
safeguarding of children
Law and guidance helps to determine the way you must work with children in the setting
to promote their welfare and protect them from abuse and harm. Law and guidance are
mandatory in all work settings and they have to underpin policies and procedures that
we use in our work setting.
Children Act 1989- This act helps with the duty of a practitioner to identify and meet
individual needs of the…