Personal care responsibilities for disabled athletes

Last updated: 06 Sep 2017 Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people
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This factsheet helps sport clubs and organisations consider personal care responsibilities, such as assistance with changing for disabled young athletes, in the absence of a parent or carer.

Discussion points

Our factsheet will help your sports club or organisation consider the following:

  • Whose responsibility is it to provide young participants’ personal care?
  • How should a club ensure that a young person’s personal care needs will be addressed?

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