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P3- Explain potential hazards and the harm that will arise from each in a health and social care setting. (Maximum 600 words)

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´╗┐Unit 3 P3- Explain potential hazards and the harm that will arise from each in a health and social care setting. (Maximum 600 words) Fellowship is a private children's house centre based in the Newham borough and they provide care and accommodation for children from six months to five years old with working and studying family members. This organisation has been put forward to help families in the local community as they provide ten hours of care from Monday to Friday. Within this setting there are a number of health, security and safety hazards that can occur, such as: Security Fellowship has rules and regulations that need to be followed to ensure the safety of the children in their care is met. ...read more.

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The children centre will need to be informed if there is a restraining order against one of the parents to prevent any harm to the child. http://www.sign-rite.co.uk/content/images/cctv.jpg Safety Within the children centre a risk assessment needs to be carried out as there are different types of hazards that may occur. For example children usually go out to play after the rain has stopped, leaving the climbing frames, slides etc. wet and slippery which can potentially lead to children slipping off playground facilities causing harm to themselves. Because of this safeguarding will need to be promoted to prevent children from hurting, bruises, head bumps and fractures etc. ...read more.

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If a child with an allergic reaction is given something they are allergic to, it can cause the child to become poorly depending on the intake amount and speed the child can get professional help. Children who are not attending the day centre because of illnesses such as chickenpox, head lice, measles and food poisoning or other illnesses/bugs will need to be recorded by staff in the incident and accident book and it needs to be reported to the manager as she will need to inform other parents so they are aware and they can get their children checked in advance. ...read more.

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