Assessment Tasks for Shc 34

When working with children and young people in any setting understanding ‘Duty of Care’ is
paramount. Prepare an information document to be used during the induction process of a new
member of staff. Be sure that you relate it to your work role and clearly identify any reference
to other documentation. Carefully consider how the information is presented to ensure that
each area is produced under clear headings.

Task 1 links to learning outcome 1, assessment criteria 1.1 and 1.2.
Write an explanation of:
No matter who they are, every person should be supported and helped to live in an environment that is safe and free from bullying, abuse etc. Therefore the the responsibilities under the duty of care is to do everything in my power to make sure this happens within the definition of the role of a childminder.
"Duty of care means providing care and support for individuals within the law and also within the policies, procedures and agreed ways of working of your employer. It is about avoiding abuse and injury to individuals, their friends and family and their property."

When working with children, this role brings a huge amount of duty to care- the younger the child in your care the bigger the role you will have to play in their duty of care. Looking after and keeping an eye on children makes sure they are kept safe whilst they develop their ability to forsee and cope with potential dangers, develop more robust immune systems, understand that there actions may harm and hurt others and whilst their communication skills develop in order to discuss the harm others may be doing to them.
 how duty of care contributes to the safeguarding or protection of individuals
Almost entirely reliant on the help of adults are babies and the under three as they still have a way to go in order to develop and do things for them selves. in order that they are protected from harm whether physical or psychological. There are various ways in which children in my setting are...