The purpose of this policy is to outline the duty and responsibility of staff, directors and volunteers working on behalf of Healthwatch Sutton and in relation to child protection procedures.
The key objectives of this policy are:
- To explain the responsibilities of Healthwatch Sutton and its staff, directors and volunteers have in respect of child protection.
- To provide staff with an overview of child protection.
- To provide a clear procedure that will be implemented where child protection issues arise.