To support a child`s long term growth, parents should provide short term comfort in order to avoid neglect.
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Child neglect refers to the inefficient care given to children and the chronic failure by parents to meeting a child’s basic needs. In 2006, the Department for Education and Skills (United Kingdom) defined neglect as the persistent inability to meet the physical and psychological needs of a child that may lead to serious health or developmental impairmentCITATION Dep06 p 22 l 1033 (Department for Education and Skills 22). Child neglect, therefore, encompasses the inability of a child`s caretaker to meet a child`s emotional, physical, educational and medical needsCITATION Chi12 p ,website l 1033 (Child Welfare Information Gateway, website). To support a child’s long term growth, parent should provide short term comfort in order to avoid neglect.
Neglect is mostly discovered through an ongoing and consistent pattern whereby there is inadequate care for children. This pattern can be easily observed by individuals who are in proximity to the child. Mostly, more clear indicators include