Unit 025 Understand How to Safeguard the Wellbeing of Children and Young People. Outcome 1 Understand the Main Legislation, Guidelines, Policies and Procedures for Safeguarding Children and Young People.
2586 words 11 pagesUnit 025 Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people.
Outcome 1 Understand the main legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding children and young people.
Current legislation, guidelines, policies & procedures:
“The Children Act 1989
An Act to reform the law relating to children; to provide for local authority services for children in need and others; to amend the law with respect to children’s homes, community homes, voluntary homes and voluntary organisations; to make provision with respect to fostering, child minding and day care for young children and adoption; and for connected purposes.”
The Children Act 1989, implemented for the most part on 14 October 1991, introduced …show more content…
Two of the main benefits are: * Family Partnership Group - giving parents a voice in service delivery. * My Orange Book - a family held record which helps to avoid repetition of a child's history and informs those providing care at school and respite of a child's current needs and preferences. The