• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Unit 10 P1 & P2. Reasons for a child entering the care system

Extracts from this document...


´╗┐Jessica Bascombe 20174011 Group D Unit 10: Caring for Children and Young People P1: Children of all age?s even newborn babies will need come into the care of the local authority there are many reasons for this such as: 1. Bervement 2. Parental Illness 3. Health problems 4. Behavioral problems 5. Learning difficulties 6. Disabilities 7. Offending Behavior Some children and young people may need a period of time in care while a crisis at home is being ashamed and support is being put in place. Parents often need extra support to help them parent and children will need to be with foster carer while that is taking place. Other parents may suffer from ill health and have no family or friends to care for their children or child while they receive treatment. Sometimes an adults dependence on drugs or alcohol will mean that they cannot put their children needs first and so those children will need to come into care. ...read more.


Incarceration: A child may be placed into foster care when there are no family or friends avaible to care for the child during a parent?s incarceration in prison or jail Juvenile Offender: A child that has been adjudicated a juvenile offender sometimes the child choice to break the law means the child may find themselves within foster care especially if there are issues within the home and the parents are unable to properly manage the child behavior. Children who have run away behavior those parents find difficult to manage alone. Also children who truancy off school is another behavior that may lead to the child?s needs to be placed init the foster care systems. Deaths: Sometimes children have to be put in care because family are unable to care for the child after the death of a parent children maybe looked after by the local authority most often it is because the child?s parents or the people who have parental responsibilities and rights to look after the child are unable to care for them. ...read more.


Targeted services remain responsible and accountable for the service they deliver. Universal Services: Provided to all children, young people and their families universal services are designed to meet the needs that all children and young people have such as school, early years nurseries and connextions as well as health services provided by their GP?s such as midwifes, health visitors. Specialist Services: Are provided for children and young people with complex, specialist, and acute or very high level of needs. Specialist services include children and young people with serious mental health, children and young people subject to court orders by youth offending service. Access to specialist services requires an additional level of assessment or referral from the social services. Specialist services involve training, guidance, advice and support from agencies this allows them to build their own capacity for dealing with children and young people with the specialist services provisions their aim is to support all children and young people for appropriate periods of time and meet all their needs. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Healthcare section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Here's what a teacher thought of this essay

3 star(s)

In this piece, the writer discusses the ways in which a child may come into the care system. On the whole relevant points are raised and good examples are given in support. The writer is clearly aware of the various types of and level of support available to children and young people. As the unit information for this work is not available, it is hard to confirm that the criteria have been achieved, but I will say that to improve the readability of the work proof-read carefully to eliminate the grammatical errors present.

Marked by teacher Diane Apeah-Kubi 09/08/2013

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Healthcare essays

  1. Effective communication - P1, P2, P3, M1

    with the service user the things you have both spoken about, so that neither the care worker nor the service user leaves feeling confused about what was being said. In some cases within a health and social care settings, a care worker may need to use effective communication and interpersonal skills with a service user that cannot speak for themselves.

  2. Unit 18: Working in the Health Sector P1, M1 & D1

    Aswell as these academic requirements to be a nurse you must possess these personal qualities; * Excellent people skills * Good verbal and written communication skills * Good observation skills. * Ability to answer questions and give advice. * Be happy to work as part of a team.

  1. Unit 10 - p2, m1, d1. I will be outlining types of quality care ...

    Adopted children usually take the name of their new family as they lose all ties with their birth parents. This will help children and young people develop emotionally as all their needs will be met as shown in Maslow?s hierarchy of needs according to B Stretch M Whitehouse BTEC health & social level 3 (2010).

  2. Unit 2: Equality, Diversity and Individual's Rights P1, P2, P3 & M1

    Discrimination can be obvious, direct and deliberate and this is known as overt discrimination, discrimination that occurs inadvertently or carried out in secret is known as covert discrimination. There are many forms discrimination can take and some that can occur in health and social care are racism, it can be

  1. Unit 21 Nutrition for health and social care

    Starch: The food standard agency recommends that a third of food we eat should come from starchy foods like pasta, rice, bread, potatoes and chapattis. Starchy food sometimes referred to as complex carbohydrates, release energy more slowly than sugars, so they will keep satisfied longer.

  2. Unit 10: Caring for Children D2: Justify responses where child maltreatment or abuse is ...

    This is important because for the child to disclose to you in the first place they must have felt like they could trust you, and you can?t make promises you can?t keep. You cannot keep a disclosure to yourself. You have to tell the child that you are going to tell somebody else to maintain that trust.

  1. Explain the concept of Equality, Diversity and Rights in relation to health and social ...

    ensure that things that cans trip or slip are put up and cleaned up. All cleaning chemicals and medicines that are not in use are locked up. That no staff, family members, or other patients are allowed to physically, emotionally, or financially abuse them.

  2. Outline current legislation, guidelines policies and procedure within own UK Home Nation affecting the ...

    I am also aware of my own settings safeguarding policy that was developed in agreement with the values that were established by the Children Act 1989 and 2004. These are the policies and procedures we need to follow whilst

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work