Unit 27 - Level 3 Childcare All Questions Essay

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Jennifer Kelly
Unit 027, 1.1 - Describe the factors to take into account when planning healthy and safe indoor and outdoor environments and services.

When providing a healthy and safe environment both inside and outside the nursery, there are factors myself and other practitioners need to consider; individual children and any specific needs they may have, for example at my work place we a baby with Prader-Willi syndrome, a rare genetic condition that causes restricted growth, poor core muscle strength, learning difficulties, behavioural problems such as temper tantrums or stubbornness and a permanent feeling of hunger which will start between the age of 2 and 8 years old. The practitioners who work with the baby must always consider
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For example, the nursery manger will carry out a risk assessment on the nursery food preparation areas. Once completed, the risk assessment will be used to see if any adjustments or improvements need to be made in order to make the areas safer. Please see over the page a photocopy of a completed risk assessment as an example. * Following company and legal policies and procedures related to health and safety – I must adhere to and act in line with my work place policies and procedures which include;

General health related policies and procedures which are in the Busy Bees’ Being Healthy section;
Babies Feeding
Body fluid spillages
Control of infection Discarded hypodermic needles in and around childcare facilities
Farm Visits and control of infection risks
First Aid
Health and Hygiene
Emergency hospital visits
Medicine policy and medication procedure
Nappy Changing
Sleeping Babies and Children
Pets in Facility
Potty/toilet training
Sick Child
Food, drink and mealtime
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Baby Led Weaning

Jennifer Kelly
Unit 027, 1.1 – continued.

Legal obligations continued –

General Safety related policies and procedures which are in the Busy Bees’ Staying Safe section;
Staying Safe overview
Accidents Involving Children
Serious Accidents
Minor Accidents
Allergy and Medical Conditions
Emergency Evacuation
Lost Child
Registration and Signing In