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Sample accessible player registration form

Topics: Duty of care Type: Best practice

Sample form for sports organisations. A good-practice example developed by the Specialist Speech and Language Therapy Serivce, Nottingham Healthcare NHS Trust.

Jan 16 2015

Involving young people in mixed-aged sport or activity

Topics: Involving young people in mixed-age activities Type: Best practice

This briefing recommends best safeguarding practice for sports organisations that involve participants from mixed age groups.

Jan 15 2015

Supervising children and young people's sport and activities

Topics: Supervision ratio Type: Best practice

This briefing offers guidance on appropriate staffing and supervision ratios of adults to participants when planning and running sports activities.

Jan 07 2015

Understanding the grooming process

Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Best practice

This briefing provides an insight into the ways unsuitable people seek positions working directly with children, in order to groom them for abuse, and how sports organisations can prevent this.

Jan 06 2015

Involving young people in consultations

Topics: Involving children and young people Community and school sports Type: Best practice

How involving children and young people in consultations helped Cumbria's CSP analyse its School Games safeguarding practices.

Dec 15 2014

Recruiting coaches and other staff from overseas

Topics: Safe recruitment Type: Best practice

This briefing offers information and guidance on safeguarding considerations and recruitment processes that should be put in place when recruiting staff from overseas.

Dec 10 2014

Managing challenging behaviour

Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Best practice

This briefing provides practical guidelines for managing challenging behaviour from children and young people in sports activities.

Dec 03 2014
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Duty of care in sport

Topics: Duty of care Type: Best practice

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.

Dec 01 2014

Safe recruitment and selection procedures

Topics: Safe recruitment Type: Best practice

This briefing provides organisations with guidance on developing effective recruitment and selection procedures.

Nov 30 2014

Guidelines for responding to allergies

Topics: Athlete wellbeing Type: Best practice

This briefing focuses on an organisation's responsibility to young people with allergies, both ensuring their wellbeing and making sure they are not unnecessarily excluded from taking part.

Nov 26 2014