Kent Sport is committed to working in partnership with organisations delivering sport within the county, to promote best practice when working with adults at risk. As a result we have developed a Safeguarding Adults policy which we hope will help us all to safeguard adults at risk from potential abuse, as well as protecting staff, volunteers and other adults in positions of responsibility from allegations of abuse.

Kent Sport policy and implementation procedures

Ann Craft Trust

The Ann Craft Trust (ACT) is a national charity which exists to minimise the risk of abuse of disabled children and adults at risk. Their website has a wide range of safeguarding resources for organisations such as sports and activity clubs, groups and bodies  and information including:

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Club Matters – Safeguarding Adults Essentials and Top Tips

Safeguarding adults is everybody’s responsibility. Clubs need to look out for the welfare of all adults and be informed enough to ensure that any safeguarding concerns about adults are properly acted upon. Clubs should respond and follow up any safeguarding concerns that they have about an adult. Club Matters have developed a short video clip and guidance document providing more information.

Introduction to Safeguarding Adults Video

Safeguarding Adults – The Essentials (Download PDF guide)