Cyp Core 3.4 1.1 Describe the Factors to Take Into Account When Planning Healthy and Safe Indoor and Outdoor Environments and Services.

CYP Core 3.4 1.1 Describe the factors to take into account when planning healthy and safe indoor and outdoor environments and services.
There are many different factors to consider when planning a healthy and safe indoor and outdoor environment and services. One factor is the individual needs of the child such as different needs due to age and abilities. For example in baby room which I am based in there are two different sections of the room. The bigger side is for the babies that are more mobile and starting to walk around the room. Whereas the smaller side is for the less mobile babies so they are not being walked all over by the mobile children.
Another factor would be children with specific needs such as sensory impairments. Some children who have hearing impairments may not be able to understand explanations about safety. Visual aids or sign language should be put in place. Consider fire drills with the child as they will not be able to hear the alarm going off. If a child has a sight impairment make sure the light is adequate for their needs.
Another factor would be the needs of carers, for example if their first language is not English information should be provided in their home language so that important information can be understood. If a parent is concerned about their child’s health and safety hold a meeting and show them around to ensure them their child is safe.
The function and purpose of the environments and services offered is another factor. Within the setting you need to ensure there are no sharp edges. If an activity is planned you need to consider is the space provided big enough. Is any of the equipment broken? The outside environment should be cleaned daily to make sure no litter or animal faeces are around the garden. Also all flooring should be level to stop a child from tripping up. If there is plants around the garden make sure they are harmless to the children.
The duty of care is a legal obligation. Within my setting...