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Please write a report to show Busy Bees policy and procedural requirements in relation topartnership working and identify reasons for working in partnership and analyse the benefitsof working in partnership with parents and carers.Please write a report to explain the roles of others involved in partnership working whensupporting children (others to mean all the those involved in care of the child)There are many different roles of other practitioners and agencies who are involved in partnershipworking when supporting children. Within any child’s life they will come across many professionalswho will help them along the way in life. Below find these in a table:ProfessionalsRoles of the professionalsSocial WorkerWork with families to help support them whenthey have been judged to need help due towelfare concerns or because a child has adisability. Social workers also work withchildren who have been taken into care by thelocal authority and may be in foster homes orcare homes.Speech and language therapistWorks to help maximise and support children’scommunication, speech, and language. Theymay also provide information to setting (likeschools and nurseries) in order to support anchild’s individual speech or language needs.PhysiotherapistWorks to maximise children’s physicalmovement and may provide early years settingswith advice about how best to support a child’sindividual progress through a programme ofphysical movements.Police liaison officerWorks closely with social workers when thereare concerns about a child’s welfare or directlywith families who have been victims of crimes.DieticianWorks to provide advice about individualchildren’s diets, including helping families whohave children with food allergies and medicalconditions, such as diabetes. Children will alsobe referred to a dietician when there areconcerns about their weight.Sensory impairment teamWorks with children and their families whohave sight and/or hearing problems. Thesensory impairment team visits early yearssettings and provides advice and equipment sothat children can be supported within theirsetting.Family doctor (GP)Works within the community treating illnessand medical conditions. These family doctorsalso have a role in preventing diseases and willprovide advice as well as give immunisations.
PaediatricianA doctor who specialises in the medical care ofyoung children and who is usually based withina hospital. Children with a medical problem willbe referred to a paediatrician via their familydoctor.Health VisitorHelps to support the health and welfare ofchildren by visiting families or being available atclinics. They provide information and adviceabout a range of health topics, such asweaning, sleeping and immunisations. Healthvisitors will also monitor children’sdevelopment as well as health. Many healthvisitors will work very closely with the familydoctors.

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