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DOROTHY WAIDE – OUR COMMITMENT TO CHILD SAFE PRACTICES
Our Centre provides a child safe culture by supporting children, their parents', guardian’s, families, and communities and ensues all employees are committed to safeguarding children.
Our Commitment to Children
As a service we:
Have zero tolerance for child abuse.
Create an environment that provides a sense of safety and security that allows the children to feel supported and safe.
Empower children in voicing their concerns and making decisions affecting themselves.
Assist children by providing them with the tools to confidently communicate their wellbeing needs.
Support children of diverse backgrounds, ensuring that their voices are heard, supported and actions are taken to create safety and maintain the child’s innocence.
Establish a reporting framework so reports are:
Easy to make for all employees.
Responded to in a timely manner.
Forwarded to relevant authorities.
Pay particular attention to the cultural safety of Aboriginal and Torris Strait Islander children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds as well as the safety of children with a disability.
Be committed to ensuring we are at the forefront of being proactive in abiding with legislation and education for all our employees.
To ensure all staff, visitors and families are aware of our Commitment to Child Safety.
To ensure all involved in our service have a responsibility and a commitment to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children within our centre ensuring that it is of supreme importance.