The purpose of this briefing paper is to clarify what an organisation's duty of care entails, and to provide some guidance as to what steps can be taken in order to demonstrate that this duty is being met.
This NSPCC leaflet offers advice and practical tips to parents on judging if a child is ready to be out on their own.
This briefing provides guidance on the appropriate use of physical contact between adults and young people in sports activities.
An introduction to safeguarding for anyone involved with children and young people in sports activities, including coaches, volunteer helpers, activity organisers, management committees, participants and parents.
Sample form for sports organisations. A good-practice example developed by the Specialist Speech and Language Therapy Serivce, Nottingham Healthcare NHS Trust.
Dr Melanie Lang (Edge Hill University) has produced a video presentation for sports coach UK on challenging coach anxiety of adult-child touch in sport through a children's rights approach.
The CPSU commissioned a report in February 2015, 'Summary of child development ages 8-11 years for the purposes of safeguarding children in sport and leisure facilities' from Dr Vicky Lovett from Swansea University.
Parents play a vital role in youth sport. This guidance aims to help coaches understand, support and educate parents, thereby enhancing parental involvement.
This guidance provides coaches with helpful strategies to follow to improve and manage potential issues between coaches and parents and build a good relationship.
A good-practice example from Kent Sport. They have developed their 'Safeguarding adults at risk in sport' policy to safeguard adults at risk from potential abuse.