Welfare Guidance Documents

The following guidance documents and procedures are referred to in British Rowing’s Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Adults at Risk Policies and provide more detailed information.

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The Governance and Welfare team is committed to ensuring that the guidance documents and procedures are as relevant as can be.  Guidance documents revised in 2020 and approved by our stakeholders and partners should be read alongside the Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Adults at Risk Policies.


Key Contacts

British Rowing Lead Safeguarding Officer: lso@britishrowing.org

British Rowing Governance Officer (DBS/CWO Enquiries):  governance@britishrowing.org

NSPCC: 0808 800 5000

If you are unable to find a policy or guidance that you are looking for please check the Policies and Guidance webpage.

Welfare Guidance Documents updated in October 2020 and summary of changes include:

1.1 Anti-Bullying Policy
Now applies to children, adults-at-risk and adults and includes a model anti-bullying statement for rowing clubs.

5.4 Online Safety and Social Media Policy
Now applies to children, adults-at-risk and adults, includes guidance for webinars and live streaming, and an acceptable use statement for Digital Events and Social Media Use.

Section 1 – Codes of Conduct, disciplinary procedures and raising concerns
Section 2 – CRB Disclosure and ISA guidance
Section 3 – Club, training and competition guidance
Section 4 – Training camps and residential visits
Section 5 – Use of social media and information sharing

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If you have any safeguarding questions, please refer to our FAQs.

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