Tda 2.2


POSITIVE ENVIROMENT                                                                                                                     AND                                                                                                                           REGULATION

1.1-A describe what is meant by positive environment A positive environment and routine will help and understand the emotional needs of children and their families. Feeling welcome accepted and valued whatever the circumstances or background It is essential to their well-being. Children and families are better able to cope with new and stressful situations when they feel confident in expressing their feelings to others. Encouraging and maintaining good professional relationships based around trust partnership is a key part of this process. When a child’s individual needs are acknowledged support and sensitively met, their whole family will benefit from it.
  * Warm welcoming to children & parents (smiling staff, communication verbal or non verbal knowing they preferred name of each child / care.
  * Equal access for children/cares including those with disability putting posters /pictures that reflect diversity.
  * Promoting healthy eating
  * Attractive colors and light
  * Praise and encouragement while experimenting
  * Group activities (working together or sharing)
  * Choice that meets each child’s individual needs
  * Two way “empowering” must work in partnership with parent/carers.

1.2- Identify regulatory requirements that underpin a positive environment

Children Act 1989- child's needs are paramount every environment must reflect children’s individual needs with regard to race, religions, culture, ability and disability.
The welfare of the child must be considered at all times and their right and wishes should be taken into consideration.
Act 2000- care standards, code of practice for Children with special needs.
The registered person is aware that...