EMP3-1.1 Explain the welfare requirements and guidance of the relevant early years framework.

It is our responsibility as carers to do what ever we can to ensure the health, safety and well being of all children in our setting. To do this we must follow the welfare requirements that are set out in the EYFS, these standards are there for protection all children who are being looked after by people other than family. The welfare requirements which are part of the EYFS have been set out so that all settings follow the same guidelines, these are compulsory and we have a legal duty to follow them. These are set out in the EYFS in 5 main areas.
  Safeguarding and promoting children’s welfare – this is a major section which has specific legal requirements that have to be followed as well as statutory guidance which need to be considered. Below is a table that shows how these are set out
    General legal requirements  
Safeguarding and promoting children’s welfare
  The setting must must take steps to safeguard and promote the welfare of all children.
  The setting must promote good health, take steps to prevent the spread of infection and take action then they are ill.
  Children's behaviour must be managed appropriately for   their age and stage of development   and individual needs.  
  General legal requirements
Areas where specific legal requirement and statutory guidance apply

      safeguarding, information and complaints, premises and security, outing, equality and opportunities.
      Medicines, illness and injury, food and drink, smoking.
      Behaviour management.  

Documentation = This covers what records and documents all settings must have and keep safe and confidential, also when they need to be updated for examples some of   these will have personal information, address, doctors, child’s personal development, illness, medication, phone numbers, and passwords.
Organisation = This covers area's such as the promotion of...