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Childcare in Education Level 3 Unit 4. Health and Safety. A Routine for a 1 year old.

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  • Essay length: 3309 words
  • Submitted: 13/06/2012
  • Marked by teacher: (?) Jenny Spice
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AS and A Level Healthcare

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This assignment covers a number of health and safety issues relevant to child care settings. Strengths of the assignment include the knowledge and understanding of how to deal with head injuries, asthma, gastrointestinal viruses and meningitis, as well as linking care plans with intolerances and allergies. However, some areas lack the specific detail needed in order to pass a criterion; these have been identified and suggestions given on how the work can be improved. The assignment also requires proofreading to minimise English errors.

Marked by teacher Jenny Spice 02/08/2013

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Unit 4.

E1 - There are many different legislations that influence a healthy, safe and secure environments, these include The Healthy and Safety at Work Act 1974, COSHH 2002, RIDDOR 1995, Smoking Ban 2007 and The Childcare Act 2006.

E2 - To deal with a bump to the head the child must be immediately assessed at the scene by an adult who knows them to monitor the severity of the incident. Assuming the child is conscious, they are then taken to the medical room and then they are re-assessed by the Main First Aider. The child is sat down and a cold compress is applied to the bump site, the child must not be left alone at any time. The parent/guardian of the child should be immediately contacted they are informed how the child is and if school requires them to be collected to be watched at home (or taken to the hospital for further checks). If the child is not in severe trouble or requiring further medical care, it is also up to the parent to decide if they want to collect the child "just in case".

If the child returns to the

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This assignment covers a number of health and safety issues relevant to child care settings. Strengths of the assignment include the knowledge and understanding of how to deal with head injuries, asthma, gastrointestinal viruses and meningitis, as well as linking care plans with intolerances and allergies. However, some areas lack the specific detail needed in order to pass a criterion; these have been identified and suggestions given on how the work can be improved. The assignment also requires proofreading to minimise English errors.

Marked by teacher Jenny Spice 02/08/2013

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