need help with your cwdc? ask away!

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fasparent Tue 11-Jun-13 10:26:16

Whoop's do not forget too mention CHILDREN with disability's who would require individual assessment in many areas, accommodate adjustment's through ssw and LA's disability partnership's, All too often area forgotten. all would require individual assessment.

fasparent Tue 11-Jun-13 00:57:13

HI Summery of standard 6 There are two standards both work with each other National standard and national minimal standards
Summary UKNS 6 A safe and positive environment: The foster home provides a ,healthy and nurturing environment for the child or young person.

Summery .
Accommodation. covers , bedroom sharing, garden safety , 1st aid and training. safe play area, quite area for home work and privacy ,fire
safety equipment, awareness and escape

Transport MOT's insurance etc , safety of child bikes re : equipment etc.

Home safety
Alcohol, drugs medicines, cleaning chemicals, safety of, Electrical appliances, . Safety of doors, windows, bannisters, Heating, food hygiene , safety glass in doors windows ect,
CHILDREN AWARE OF FIRE EXIT ESCAPE.
Service of gas and electrics. and test certificates.

General Health and welfare of children.
addressing clothing, diet, growth, religious and cultural needs, emotional and development needs, sexual identity, stimulation through play and learning, maintaining and creating positive relationships and interests and too help develop new ones.

Reporting of accidents and incidents.
Keeping accurate details of records , report above soonest keep short and too the point.

Pets Animals
Be aware of Dangerous dogs act 1991 breeds not accepted in foster homes include Pit Bull, Japanese Towser, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Braziliero. others may pose a threat Alsatian,Rottweiller, Doberman or Bandog. Dogs can be risk assessed by RSPCA or Vet can be an asset too children , but can be provoked or uneasy with strangers.

Hope this is of use all related too standard 6 lots here too write on.

Kindest Regards

lopsylarta Mon 10-Jun-13 11:45:16

Hi
I would be eternally grateful if you could help me with standard 6
Question 6.1a
Look at and then summarise a piece of legislation or guidance that relates to protecting and safe guarding children

I just don't know where to start with this standard....the previous ones have not been too bad
Thanks in advance x

fasparent Sat 08-Jun-13 12:05:42

SORRY !! spelt wrong www.russellhouse.co.uk , got me my NVQ in just 3 months. Have too do the work though or may be our 38 years of fostering helped a little, Yes newbies us oldies still have too do training we are obliged too complete 3 courses a year plus support group meetings each month rather more like short courses, important you progress with social changes over the years. Bet social worker's do not get better training ???

fasparent Sat 08-Jun-13 11:46:03

Great Book, guides you through every standard also great for NVQ 3 a must . "What Standards say about...FOSTERING." By Meral Mehmet think its available on Amazon were doing a reprint. or Russell house publishing @ www.sussellhouse.co.uk.

newby2013 Sat 08-Jun-13 11:27:33

hello,
i am in need of some help, the workbook is daunting and i dont know where to start , sooo much info out there.
can you help?
annmaria45@hotmail.com

mcfcforever Sun 07-Apr-13 10:41:55

I would appreciate it if you could email me

Sharon.hammonds@hotmail.co.uk

Thanks

mcfcforever Sun 07-Apr-13 10:40:18

hi

I am really struggling making sense of the workbook.

Any help would be greatly appreciated

fostermumtomany Tue 19-Mar-13 15:27:31

hi all,
I know some of you are struggling with your cdwc books and I would like to offer some help. while I might not be able to give you answers (that would be cheating) I can re-word the questions for you and nudge you in the right direction.
my LA re-worded and re-printed the workbook so it is in plain English and therefore extremely easy to do. most of it is just reflecting on work you have done with current or previous placements.
let me know if you would like some help either on this thread or to my inbox
xxx

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