Eymp 3. 3.2roles of Healthcare Professionals You May Come Into Contact Within Your Setting.

Task for unit 14 EMYP 3
3.2 What are the roles of health care professionals you may come into contact within your setting?
As a childminder   I know that the health and well- being of each child within my setting is paramount.   If at any time I need to get professional advice for any health issues I know where I can get help from or forward advice to the parents of the child in question. The parent is the main carer and provider of health care in the child’s early years.   So it is important that the right advice goes to them.   The advice and services offered can be targeted or specialist depending on the need of each individual child. Good communication is needed if you are joint working with other health agencies.   One of a many important parts of promoting good health is the early indication of any illnesses, ill health, or an activity that may cause injury. There are several areas where children and young people can make healthy choices which in turn can make a difference to their life’s, health, and social outcomes. These choices include a healthy diet and physical activities. This promotes social and emotional wellbeing and keeping children and young people safe. There is advice to avoid alcohol, smoking, and substances use and drug use. It is never too early to educate children of the dangers that will surround them all their lives.
Listed below are some professionals I may come into contact with within my childminding career.   Their help in each childs well-being is essential for a healthy and happy child.
  * DOCTOR/ GPS – these professionals would normally be first protocol for any parent to see if their child/children are poorly or they have any health issues and concerns they need more advice on.   Doctors/ GPS can also do referrals if the situation occurs where the parent may need more advice from other professionals in a specialist subject, ie hearing impediment, eye sight test, and dietician.
  * DENTIST – these professional give advice and...