EYMP 3: Promote children’s welfare and well-being in the early years.
1.1 Explain the welfare requirements and guidance of the relevant early year’s framework.
Section 3 of the EYFS for UK, layouts the welfare requirements and legal obligation that all settings must comply with to ensure, that children are kept safe, secure and well. To provide child care legally I must be registered and adhere to the welfare requirements in the EYFS and these are as follows:-
Child protection – To understand the guidelines set out in “working together to safeguard children 2013” that it is my responsibility to protect children from maltreatment, bullying, to seek support as early as possible from other agencies, to have policies in place on how and who to report concerns or allegations to (Re unit SCH 32 page 7 copies of my policies on child protection, Internet, mobile phone and cameras, allegation of abuse, bullying,,). I have a copy of Islington child protection policy and guidance and attend safeguarding and child protection training by Islington council every two years.
Suitable person – I had to register with Ofsted and have a DBS before I was able to provide child care. It is my duty to ensure that any family member over the age of 16 living on the premises where I provide child care has a DBS check. I have to ensure that any person on my premises who has not been DBS does not have any unsupervised access to the children. I must not be under the influence of alcohol, drugs or medication which can have an effect on my ability to look after the children and any medication should be securely stored.
Staff training and qualification – At present doing my Level 3 qualification and I make sure that I keep up to date with statutory training recommended by Ofsted (e.g. First Aid, Health and safety, Risk Assessments, Food Hygiene, Child Protection) and all certificates are on display.
Key person – As I work on my own I am the childrens key carer. At start of placement parents...