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Question: Unit 506 Manage Risk in Residential Childcare

1.1 EXPLAIN KEY POINTS OF THE LEGISLATIVE FRAMEWORK FOR HEALTH, SAFETY AND RISK MANAGEMENT IN RESIDENTIAL CHILDCARE SETTINGS
1.2 ANALYSE THE THEORETICAL MODELS OF RISK MANAGEMENT IN SERVICES SUPPORTING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
1.3 ANALYSE THE LEGAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF OWN ROLE IN RELATION TO RISK MANAGEMENT
1.4 ANALYSE ETHICAL PRINCIPLES ASSOCIATED WITH THE MANAGEMENT OF RISK

2.1 ANALYSE HOW RISK-TAKING RELATES TO THE WELL-BEING AND DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
2.2 SUPPORT OTHERS TO UNDERSTAND HOW THE BALANCING OF RISKS AND BENEFITS CAN ACHIEVE POSITIVE OUTCOMES FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
2.3 MANAGE OTHERS TO ESTABLISH SHARED AGREEMENT ON APPROACHES TO RISK AND RISK MANAGEMENT

3.1 MANAGE OTHERS TO ASSESS POTENTIAL RISKS AND ISSUES, IN LINE WITH AGREED APPROACHES AND HEALTH, SAFETY AND RISK MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENTS
3.2 WORK WITH OTHERS TO MANAGE RISKS AND ISSUES
3.3 ENSURE OTHERS COMPLETE RECORDS AND REPORTS TO COMPLY WITH HEALTH, SAFETY AND RISK MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENTS
3.4 EXPLAIN THE ACTIONS TO TAKE WHEN HEALTH, SAFETY AND RISK MANAGEMENT POLICIES, PROCEDURES AND PRACTICES ARE NOT BEING COMPLIED WITH.

4.1 OBTAIN FEEDBACK ON HEALTH, SAFETY AND RISK MANAGEMENT POLICIES, PROCEDURES AND PRACTICES FROM CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE AND OTHERS
4.2 EVALUATE THE HEALTH, SAFETY AND RISK MANAGEMENT POLICIES, PROCEDURES AND PRACTICES WITHIN OWN WORK SETTING
4.3 EVALUATE REPORTS OF INJURIES, INCIDENTS, ACCIDENTS AND ILLNESSES TO IDENTIFY ANY IMPROVEMENTS NEEDED IN REPORTING
4.4 PLAN IMPROVEMENTS TO ADDRESS THE FINDINGS OF THE EVALUATIONS.

Answer: 1.1 Legislation is a law that has been passed by a legislative body such as parliament. The legislation framework is one that is used by all professionals when working within residential childcare settings to ensure that the home remains compliant within this legislation. All settings, including Five Rivers, must have its own policies and procedures in place that reflect and meet the requirements of this legislation and outline how this is achieved. The key legislation that covers and health, safety and risk management include the following:
• Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
• Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1992
• Health and Safety Information for Employees Regulations 1999
• Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
• COSHH
• RIDDOR
• Fire Precautions Act 1971
• Working Time Directive
• Children’s Home Regulations 2005
• Data Pro...(short extract)

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  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: Health and Social Care
  • Level: Further Education
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 5314
  • Date submitted: October 05, 2018
  • Date written: August, 2016
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8539

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