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Policy Statement for...................................................................................

We Will:

Hold a register of every child involved with the group including relevant medical details and have a contact name and number close to hand in case of emergencies;

Treat everyone with respect;

Remember that some issues are confidential;

Provide an example we would wish others to follow;

Where possible consider activities which involve more than one adult being present or at least within sight and hearing of others;

Be aware that, someone else might misinterpret our actions even if they are well-intentioned;

Respect a childís right to personal privacy;

Provide time for children to talk to us;

Encourage children to respect and care for others;

Take action to stop any inappropriate verbal or physical behaviour;

Have a group policy for the collection of children after meetings have finished;

Remember to REFER not INVESTIGATE any suspicions or allegations about abuse;

Only share concerns and seek support from those identified in the groupís child protection policy;

Complete the vetting checklist.

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