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Pool lifeguards and DBS eligibility

Topics: Safe recruitment Type: Best practice

This briefing outlines a consistent approach to decisions about the eligibility of pool lifeguards for Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks.

Staying safe online – social media policy best-practice example

Topics: Anti-bullying Online safety Photographing children Type: Best practice

This display poster provides a good example of how to highlight the key points of a social media policy to participants and spectators. 

Additional vulnerability and support planning

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

This factsheet helps sports to consider the safeguarding measures required for young people with additional vulnerabilities and support needs.

Inclusive coaching

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

This factsheet supports staff, coaches and volunteers within sport to consider how to include deaf and disabled children within their activities. 

Learning disabilities and intellectual impairments

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

This factsheet outlines what a learning disability or intellectual impairment is and how this affects the individual when processing and making sense of information.

Over protective parents

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

This factsheet provides guidance outlines how sports can work in partnership with disabled athlete’s parents and carers.

Personal care responsibilities for disabled athletes

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

This factsheet helps sports to consider personal care responsibilities for disabled young athletes.

Sport, disability and vulnerability

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

This factsheet provides guidance for sports clubs and organisations on how to have a person-centred approach to disability.

Organising safe sporting events – a briefing for schools

Topics: Community and school sports Trips, events and travel Type: Best practice

Best practice for schools organising and attending sports events. This briefing also covers the safe recruitment of sports coaches and volunteers.

Recognising and responding to harmful sexual behaviour displayed by young people

Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Best practice

This briefing provides an overview of sexually harmful behaviour in children and young people and recommends ways in which to address worrying behaviour.