4.8 Summary

  • Making health settings child friendly is a vital part of helping to ensure that children are treated in accordance with their rights.
  • Sometimes extra resources are needed but mainly it is a matter of reorganising the physical environment and changing attitudes.
  • Achieving a child-friendly environment can be supported by using standards and charters.
  • You can use the information in this study session to think about your own health environment and plan changes to make it more child-friendly.

4.7 A children’s charter

4.9 Self-assessment questions