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Looking out for yourself and each other

Safeguarding is a key responsibility for every organisation that delivers sport and physical activity.

There are safeguarding essentials that all organisations should have in place, such as having stand-alone safeguarding adults and child protection policies and procedures.

If you want to know more about safeguarding policies, procedures, recruiting responsibly for your organisation and how to go about getting a DBS check, then read on.


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Making sure you know the basics

Everything from the legislation and guidance that governs the policies you need to have in place, to how you determine which DBS check you need and how you can self-declare to make recruitment simpler.

The must-haves


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Getting to grips with The Care Act

All you need to know about keeping adults safe, from the policies you need to how to make them, implement them and keep them up to date.

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Children and young people

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What to do and how to do it

Find out your requirements when it comes to safeguarding young people, how to do it and where to get the best advice.

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