Task eight Safeguarding
I have a duty of care towards the children participating and this duty brings with it the responsibility to ensure that all efforts are made to safeguard children from suspected and actual harm. Children attending my own home have a right to feel safe and We in partnership with parents/carers, possess a responsibility to act on any concerns they may have regarding a infant's welfare and wellbeing. My spouse and i also i am required to be alert in any concerns for matter in a kid's home life or elsewhere. It truly is my responsibility to liaise with community statutory children services firms the LSCB and notify ofsted of any accusations. I likewise must have view to the government authorities statutory advice " working together to safeguard children”.
A person may abuse or neglect a child by inflicting damage, or by failing to act to prevent harm. I recognize that child abuse can and does happen in all types of families. The different social and cultural backgrounds of the children do not constitute barriers to child abuse and in most cases children are abused by individuals known to them, rather than strangers. Child abuse can take many formats, but all instances can be broadly categorized under one of f our headings:
Neglect – is the persistent failure to meet basic physical and psychological demands, which may result in the serious impairment of the child's health and creation. For example: poor hygiene, untreated medical problems, emaciation or under nutriment. I may notice behavioral signs such as a child who always seems to be hungry, is constantly tired or talks of being kept alone.
*The concern should be discussed with the parent/carer. *Such discussions will be recorded and the parent/carer will have access to such record...