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Policy Safeguarding children policy

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5. Who are we safeguarding and what are we safeguarding against?

Who are we safeguarding?

  • Anyone under the age of 18
  • Young adults over the age of 18 who cannot protect themselves against harm or exploitation

Against what:

  • Physical Abuse
  • Sexual Abuse (by adults or other children)
  • Neglect
  • Bullying (including psychological abuse)
  • Risk of injury