Introduction – Safeguarding Policy & Procedures
The Children (Northern Ireland) Order (1995) is based on a clear and consistent set of principles designed with the common aim of promoting the welfare of children. Children have the right to be safe. All coaches should ensure that this fundamental principle takes precedence over all other considerations. For the purpose of these Guidelines a Child is defined as any person under the age of 18 years.
These policies and procedures apply to all those involved in Bredagh GAC, coaches, administrators, officials, volunteer drivers, Independent contractors, parents and young people.
These policies and procedures replace Bredagh GAC Child Protection Policy and Procedures 2018.
Bredagh GAC is fully committed to the safeguarding and promoting the well being of all its members. The club believes that it is important that members, coaches, administrators and parents associated with the club must, at all times show respect and understanding for the safety and welfare of everybody. Therefore all members are encouraged to be open at all times and share any concerns or complaints that may have with their respective Team Manager.