Understand the Welfare Requirements of the Relevant Early Year’s Framework

1. Understand the welfare requirements of the relevant early year’s


1.1. Explain the welfare requirements and guidance of the relevant early

years Framework

Welfare requirements were bought in, in September 2008 as part of the EYFS

welfare requirements and are compulsory. These are split into 5 groups which

our operational planning covers.

Safeguarding and promoting children’s welfare has legal and statutory

guidance general legal requirements cover and the provider must take

necessary steps to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. The

provider must promote the good health of children and take necessary

steps to prevent cross infections, and take appropriate action when they

are ill. Children’s behaviour must be managed effectively and in a manner

appropriate for their stage of development and particular individual needs.

Specific legal requirements and statutory guidance covers safeguarding,

information and complaints, premises and security, outings, equality of

opportunities. Medicines, illness and injuries, food and drink, smoking,

behaviour management.

Within my work setting you should safeguard and promote children’s welfare,

we must take necessary steps to ensure this. We must promote good health of

all children within our care and take steps to prevent the spread of infection

from others within our care and take appropriate action when they are ill. We

must ensure that there are suitable people and staffing levels are appropriate

to ensure safety to all children. The premises, environment and equipment

must be suitable to cater for the children, these include outdoor and indoor

spaces, furniture, equipment and toys and they must be safe and suitable for

the children in your care, age/stage

Appropriate. Your safeguarding/admissions/settling in policies should be kept

Up to date. It is important for all staff to read all policies and...