The Trust is committed to ensuring that:
‘Every child has the right to protection from abuse and exploitation’
The safety and welfare of children, young people and adults at risk whilst under the care of the Trust is paramount;
All children, young people and adults at risk that engage with the Trust, regardless of age, culture, social background, disability, gender, language, racial origin, religious belief and/or sexual identity have the right to safety and protection from abuse or harm;
All suspicions, reports and/or allegations of abuse will be taken seriously and investigated thoroughly and may involve appropriate local authority teams where necessary;
Appropriate action is taken if/when necessary following an investigation of the reported poor practice.