The Seniors’ Lawn Tennis Club of Great Britain acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of all members. The club is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice and LTA requirements. A copy of the club’s full safeguarding policy is available from Declan Power, Honorary Secretary, 10 Lynton Road, New Malden, Surrey KT3 5EE; M: 07908 300649; E: email@example.com
The club’s safeguarding policy recognises that the welfare and interests of adults at risk are paramount in all circumstances. It aims to ensure that regardless of age, ability or disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation, socio-economic background, all members:
The Senior’s Lawn Tennis Club of Great Britain acknowledges that some adults, including those with disabilities, or those from ethnic minority communities, can be particularly vulnerable to abuse and we accept the responsibility to take reasonable and appropriate steps to ensure their welfare.
As part of our safeguarding policy The Seniors’ Lawn Tennis Club of Great Britain will:
The Club Welfare Officer Celia Gregory can be contacted as follows: 3 Ashlyns Park, Cobham, Surrey KT11 2JY; M: 07961 815870; E: firstname.lastname@example.org
The club’s policy and procedures will be widely promoted and are mandatory for everyone involved in The Seniors’ Lawn Tennis Club of Great Britain. Failure to comply with the policy and procedures will be addressed and may result in dismissal/exclusion from the club.
Anyone who does not feel comfortable raising a concern with the Club Welfare Officer should contact the LTA Safeguarding Team directly on 020 8487 7000, the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) or the NSPCC on 0808 800 5000. Further details about whistleblowing can be found in the club’s safeguarding policy.
The club’s safeguarding policy will be reviewed every two years, or sooner in the following circumstances: