Your organisation should have policies relating to the welfare of visitors, staff, and volunteers. These policies will underpin the Safeguarding Adults Policy and should be referenced in it.
Best practice advice is available from the following organisations:
NSPCC Learning provides comprehensive information & resources about safeguarding children in education and sport, plus related issues such as online safety
The Ann Craft Trust at the Centre for Social Work, University of Nottingham provides a number of resources for safeguarding children and adults at risk , as well as best practice policies in sport and awareness of domestic abuse
- Developing robust processes that ‘Respond, Record, Report and Refer’
- Tips for writing a Safeguarding Adults at Risk Policy
- A template to help organisations create their own Safeguarding Adults Policy and Procedures Document. Download their Safeguarding Adults in Sport Policy and Procedures Template (DOCX)