Parental Responsibility, Young Children and Healthcare Law by Jo Bridgeman

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Published by Cambridge University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • English law: social,
  • Law,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Family Law - General,
  • Law / Domestic Relations / General,
  • Parenting - General,
  • Reference,
  • Child health services,
  • Children,
  • England,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Legal status, laws, etc,
  • Wales

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10437598M
ISBN 100521863120
ISBN 109780521863124

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PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY, YOUNG CHILDREN AND HEALTHCARE LAW This book provides a critical analysis of the Young Children and Healthcare Law book governing the provision of healthcare to young and dependent children, identifying an under-standing of the child as vulnerable and in need of protection, including from his or her own parents.

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This book presents the argument for a legal framework grounded in a moral theory of responsibilities informed by practices of caring for the health of young : Jo Bridgeman.

Children and the law: Parental Responsibility Parental Responsibility (PR) is defined in the Children Act (CA 89) as all the rights, duties, powers, responsibilities and authorities which by law a parent of a child has in relation to the child and the child’s Size: KB.

Sorry, our data provider has not provided any external links therefore we are unable to provide a link to the full text. Parental responsibility laws are one vehicle by which parents are held accountable for at least a minimal amount of damage caused by their children as a result of intentional acts or vandalism.

Most parental liability statutes specify specific ages or age ranges applicable to the statute. Parental responsibility includes the right to consent to medical treatment on behalf of the child and the disclosure of information held by healthcare professionals about the child.

Those with parental responsibility also have a statutory right to apply for access to their children’s health records, unless the child is capable of Size: KB. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Parental Responsibility, Young Children and Healthcare Law by Jo Bridgeman (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Children Act (Parental responsibility) When working with children and young people it is essential to identify the person(s) with parental responsibility for them. The person with parental responsibility may be able to consent to the intervention: In some circumstances, those with parental responsibility will be able to authorise the.

Parental responsibility can be acquired by others, but only through formal court procedures. This tends to be relatives, local authorities and adoptive parents. The law is very careful to articulate the nature and parameters of parental responsibility and how it is administered in the best interests of children.

For instance, concerning article 18 (1), dealing with the common responsibility of the parents to raise the child, Germany declared that parental custody has to be awarded on a case–by–case basis, taking into consideration the situation of the parents, and declared furthermore that this article does not derogate German law concerning legal.

Immunisation of younger children Consent. For young children not competent to give or withhold consent, such consent can be given by a person with parental responsibility, provided that person is capable of consenting to the immunisation in question and is able to communicate their Size: 76KB.

In this guidance, references to ‘parents’ mean people with parental responsibility and other people who care for or look after children or young people. This might include other family members or adults who live in the same household. A ‘person with parental responsibility’ means someone with the rights and responsibilities that parents.

To summarise the present position on health care treatment: in English law, the people who can give valid consent to medical treatment for a child include the competent child and anyone who has parental responsibility for the child under the Children by: However, some older children and adolescents may have the decision-making capacity to make their own health care decisions.

In such cases, where a child or adolescent has expressed his or her wishes to the parents, the parents then become substitute decision makers and should respect their child or adolescent’s choice. Advice about children without an accompanying adult, including whether there is a minmum age for consultations and whether to offer a chaperone.

Sexual activity. Does a doctor need to inform the police or social services of all underage sexual activity. Does a doctor need to inform the parents of a young person. Child protection. Parental responsibility.

Under the Children Act"parental responsibility" means all the rights, duties, powers, responsibilities and authority which, by law, a parent.

Parental responsibility is a key principle and key concept in child law. It permeates the Children Act. This Act provides the statutory framework around which most of child law is based, and is the bedrock in which burgeoning ideas and principles relating to the upbringing of children are firmly rooted.

Definition of parental responsibility. In family law, parental responsibility (PR) is defined in section 3(1) of the Children Act (CA ) as all the rights, duties, powers, responsibilities and authority which by law a parent of a child has in relation to a child and his property.

The parent who does not have custody only loses the right to custody. The parent who has custody decides where the children will live. The parent who does not have custody still has all the other rights and responsibilities of parental authority (e.g., education, providing food, decisions about health care).

Parental responsibility laws have been a mainstay of our legal system for more than a century. Hawaii was the first state to enact a law of this type inand to this day Hawaii’s version of the law remains one of the most encompassing in its : David Landers.

Children and parents shall have the right to be informed in a manner appropriate to age and understanding. Steps should be made to mitigate physical and emotional stress.

Children and parents have the right to informed participation in all decisions involving their health : Paquita de Zulueta. THE ROLE OF PARENTS AND THE COURT.

Young children depend on their parents to make good decisions on their behalf. The obligations of parents are set out in the Children Act 2 which refers to “parental responsibility”. This is a legal concept which not all biological parents Cited by: 6.

Children and Young People under the age of 18 This chapter provides guidance on the role of those with parental responsibility for a child or young person; confidentiality and sharing information; how children and young people should be safeguarded where admission to hospital is not appropriate law and guidance.

The Family Law Act focuses on the rights of children and the responsibilities that each parent has towards their children, rather than on parental rights. The Act aims to ensure that children can enjoy a meaningful relationship with each of their parents, and are protected from harm.

Equal shared parental responsibility. Jackie Burrell is a former education and parenting reporter, experienced in issues around parenting young adults as a mother of four.

While your teen is busy blowing out birthday candles and contemplating his new adult status, take a moment to find out the sometimes unexpected ways the law and your child's 18th birthday may affect you. The Law Commission considered that framing the legal relationship between parent and child in terms of responsibility would ‘reflect the everyday reality of being a parent’, focused upon the practicalities of caring for children and ‘taking responsibility for the safety, nurture and upbringing of the child’.

The change in the Cited by: 1. If a parent refuses to give consent to a particular treatment, this decision can be overruled by the courts if treatment is thought to be in the best interests of the child.

By law, healthcare professionals only need 1 person with parental responsibility to give consent for them to provide treatment. If you do not have parental responsibility, then you cannot prevent the children spending time with their father as the current guidance is that children under 18 can spend time with their parents.

Providing treatment to children and young people is not usually problematic. Health is vital to their wellbeing and consent to treatment from competent young people or from those with parental responsibility renders treatment lawful.

There are occasions, however, where competent children or young people seem to be making decisions that might. In Finland, punishing children physically (corporal punishment) is against the law. For example, children must not be hit or pulled by the hair.

Equality is emphasised in Finland. A mother of a young child can, for example, go to work while the other parent stays at home to take care of the child. In Finland, both women and men look after and. Who possesses parental responsibility? The law in relation to parental responsibility has recently been revised.

For a child whose birth was registered from 15th April in Northern Ireland, 1st December in England and Wales and 4th May in Scotland, both of the child's parents have parental responsibility if they are registered on.The relationship between family law and child protection law.

Last modified on 10 November, The Family Law Act and state and territory child protection legislation both enable courts to make orders regulating and displacing parental responsibility for children.

The Family Law Act is generally invoked when there is a dispute between.Almost all states have statutes known as “parental responsibility laws,” which impose financial liability on parents and/or guardians for harm and damage caused by their unemancipated ing on the specifics of the state's law, parents may be liable for the intentional acts of their children, and may even be on the financial hook for accidents caused by a minor : Shad Withers.

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