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Question: 1: Understand Children and Young People’s Development in residential childcare.

Understand the Pattern of development that would normally be expected for children and young people from 0-19 years of age.

The Expected Pattern of Children and Young Peoples Development from Birth To 19 Years

Answer: There are different aspects to human development; all aspects of development are continually changing as they progress through life, the expected pattern of development for children and young people takes place in 5 stages. These stages are 0-3 years, 3-7 years, 7-12 years, 12-16 years and 16-19 years. The sequence of development is usually the same for all children; however, the rate of development is dependent on each individual and their environment. Rates of development which are categorised into several areas often they interlink and affect one -another. There are three basic principles of human development that apply to everyone from birth, a new baby cannot hold up his /her head alone. Yet, within a few months, the baby will be able to sit alone; this is because control of the spine and central nervous system develops from the top of the Head down to the base of the spine.
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  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: Level 5 leadership and management residential childcare
  • Level: Further Education
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 3416
  • Date submitted: May 01, 2019
  • Date written: November, 2018
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8649

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