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View Unit : Care for the physical and nutritional needs of babies and young children.

Unit
Unit Reference Number
D/601/0130
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Care for the physical and nutritional needs of babies and young children.
Unit Level
Level 3
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
45
Unit Credit Value
6
Date of Withdrawal
SSAs
1.5 Child Development and Well-Being
Unit Grading Structure
Pass
Assessment Guidance

All Learning Outcomes must be assessed in a real work environment. Simulation is not permitted except for AC 5.2.

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcome - The learner will:Assessment Criterion - The learner can:
1

Be able to provide respectful physical care for babies and young children

1.1

. Demonstrate culturally and ethnically appropriate care for babies and young children for

• Skin

• Hair

• Teeth

• Nappy area

1.2

. Demonstrate in own practice how to take into account the preferences of carers in the provision of physical care and explain why this is important

1.3

. Demonstrate in own practice how you engage with babies or young children in a respectful manner and provide personalised physical care tailored to their needs.

1.4

. Explain organisational or regulatory procedures that protect babies, young children and practitioners when providing personal care and why these are necessary.

2

Be able to provide routines for babies and young children that support their health and development

2.1

. Plan daily and weekly routines for babies and young children suitably personalised to meet individual needs

2.2

. Demonstrate in own practice how to treat babies or young children with respect and sensitivity during everyday care routines

2.3

. Explain the principles of effective toilet training and how this is incorporated into routines

3

Be able to provide opportunities for exercise and physical activity

3.1

. Explain the importance of exercise and physical activity for babies and young children

3.2

. Demonstrate in own practice how to support babies or young children’s exercise and physical activity

4

Be able to provide safe and protective environments for babies and young children

4.1

. Explain policies and procedures in own setting that cover health, safety and protection of babies and young children

4.2

. Demonstrate and evaluate the safety features within the environment for babies and young children

4.3

. Supervise babies or young children and demonstrate a balanced approach to risk management

4.4

. Explain current advice on minimising sudden infant death syndrome in everyday routines for babies

5

Be able to provide for the nutritional needs of babies under 18 months

5.1

. Identify, using current government guidance, the nutritional needs of babies until they are fully weaned and using information from carers plan a programme of weaning

5.2

. Prepare formula feeds hygienically following current guidance

5.3

. Evaluate the benefits of different types of formula that are commonly available

6

Understand how to provide for the nutritional needs of young children from 18-36 months

6.1

. Plan meals for young children that meet their nutritional needs based on current government guidance and information from carers

6.2

. Explain food allergies and intolerances that a young child may experience and the importance of following carers instructions on the needs of their child

Equivalent Units
There are no equivalences to display.
2.4.6.0L