Safeguarding

'Safeguarding Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults'

Places for People Leisure is committed to safeguard and promote the welfare of all children, young people and vulnerable adults that take part in sport and leisure activities.

Places for People Leisure has a Safeguarding Standard which outlines its commitment to ensure that all children, young people and vulnerable adults have equal rights to protection from harm, a right to enjoy sport and leisure activities, free from all forms of abuse and exploitation, encouragement to fulfil their potential. Discrimination, bullying or harassment will not be tolerated and inequalities will be challenged.

Places for People Leisure has robust recruitment procedures, an induction programme for new staff which includes safeguarding and probationary periods.  Places for People Leisure has a clear process for reporting of safeguarding concerns and a clear process for dealing with allegations of abuse against members of staff. Key members of the team have a specific safeguarding role within the organisation. All staff are made aware of good practice to ensure a safe and healthy environment amongst parents, guardians and participants.

It is important to remember that all Places for People Leisure employees who either work directly or come in to contact with children, young people or vulnerable adults has a part to play in helping keep them safe and to promote their welfare.

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This web site has been built so that the text size can be increased or decreased through standard browser settings. Below is guidance on how to do this in a selection of popular browsers.

Firefox

Using the menu:

  1. Click 'View'
  2. Click 'Zoom'
  3. Choose 'Zoom in' or 'Zoom out'

Keyboard shortcut: Hold the Ctrl key down and move the mouse wheel or by use Ctrl & '+' and Ctrl & '-'.

Chrome

Using the menu:

  1. Click on the spanner button to the right of the address bar
  2. Choose zoom '+' or '-'

Keyboard shortcut: Hold the Ctrl key down and move the mouse wheel or by use Ctrl & '+' and Ctrl & '-'.

IE 9

In Internet Explorer 9 the always-visible control has been removed.

Using the menu:

  1. Click on the cog icon in the top right
  2. Click 'Zoom'
  3. Choose the desired size

Keyboard shortcut: Hold the Ctrl key down and move the mouse wheel or by use Ctrl & '+' and Ctrl & '-'.

IE 8

IE 8 has a size-change facility permanently on view: the button in the bottom-right corner. This can be used to zoom the whole page (text and images).

Using the menu:

  1. Click 'View'
  2. Click 'Zoom'
  3. Choose the desired size

Keyboard shortcut: Hold the Ctrl key down and move the mouse wheel back or forward.