Principles to
Safeguard Children

Principles to
Safeguard Children

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Principles to Safeguard Children from Harm

Focus Ireland agrees that:

  • the protection and welfare of children is of paramount importance, regardless of all other considerations

  • we will fully comply with our obligations under the Children First Act 2015 and other relevant legislation relating to the protection and welfare of children

    we will fully co-operate with the relevant statutory authorities in relation to child safeguarding matters

  • we actively promote safe practices to minimise the possibility of harm happening to children and protect workers from the necessity to take unnecessary risks that may leave themselves open to accusations of abuse or neglect

  • we will fully respect confidentiality requirements in dealing with child protection matters