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Welfare and Safeguarding Policies

The Cambridgeshire Golf Club Safeguarding policies


Children and Young People Safeguarding Policy

Everyone working with children and young people has a responsibility for keeping them safe, irrespective of their role, whether they are paid members of staff or volunteers.  The Cambridgeshire Golf Club is committed to ensure that the sport of golf is one within which all participants can thrive in a safe environment and that all children and young people have an enjoyable and positive experience when playing golf.

NB The Cambridgeshire Golf Club is a Proprietary Club and works together with the Ownership Group at the time.  Information is shared and recorded as appropriate and wherever The Cambridgeshire Golf Club is mentioned, it is implicit that the present Owners are included

Key principles

  • The welfare of children is paramount
  • A child is defined by law in England and Wales as a person under the age of 18 years
  • All children, regardless of their Age, Race, Religion or Belief, Disability, Gender identity or Sexual Orientation, have the right to protection from abuse
  • All concerns and allegations of abuse and poor practice will be taken seriously and responded to swiftly and appropriately
  • All children have the right to be safe
  • All children have the right to be treated with dignity and respect

Safeguarding Adults Policy

The Cambridgeshire Golf Club is committed to creating and maintaining a safe and positive environment for all individuals involved in golf

Safeguarding duties apply to an adult who:

  • has needs for care and support (whether or not the local authority is meeting any of those needs)
  • is experiencing or is at risk of abuse or neglect
  • as a result of these care and support needs, is unable to protect themselves from either the risk of or the experience of abuse or neglect
  • In line with their delegated responsibility on behalf of members, CMMC officially adopted the above policies at their meeting on Tuesday 8th December 2020



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