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.

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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.
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
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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