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Summary & Introduction

Element 1: Health & Safety

 

Our Health & Safety Policy overview, Induction Information, Accident Reporting, Risk Assessments and analysis, building awareness, First Aid, Fire, COSHH and Safety signage.

Element 2: Data Protection

 

Data Protection Policy, Subject Access requests, securing your data, authorised access, information gathering and data use, retention and destruction purposes, compliance, data audits and GDPR information.

Element 3: Children & Young People at Risk

 

The role of the Designated Safeguarding Officer (DSO), our safeguarding policy, referral and early help procedures, dealing with allegations, code of behaviour and whistlsblowing. 

Element 9: Child Sexual Exploitation and Grooming

Recognising Indicators of Child Sexual Exploitation and how to refer quickly and effectively. 

Element 4: Safe Staff & Volunteers

 

Recruitment & Induction Processes, and Disclosure & Barring Services (DBS) checks.

Element 5: Providing Safe Activities

Risk Assessment / Analysis for our provision, highlighting the importance of engaging young people in decision making, having the correct systems and insurance in place. Parental Consent and Using external agencies.

Element 7: Working with Others

Confidentiality and Information Sharing Importance of collaboration and referral processes. 

Element 8: Bullying

E-Safety and the use of social media, Code of Behaviour, Complaints and Whilstleblowing

Element 10: Radicalisation & Extremism 

Understanding extremism and radicalisation, how to promote positive messaging and escalate concerns.

Summary of Elements: The SafeSpaces framework has been designed to ensure that we meet, and or exceed each of the below requirements for the 10 Elements. Autism & ADHD has provided our whole team with a training in each of the following elements.

SAFE PLACES

Autism & ADHD is proud to be a part of the UK Youth FutureProof programme. 

The FutureProof programme covers 10 elements that are underpinned by policies, procedures and statements to which everyone within the Autism & ADHD Family know, understand, trust and adhere too at all times.

This webpage has been built to ensure transparency, where possible is always achieved. Please note, for the safety of our team and clients, not all procedures are published openly, however all of our policies and statements are open access.  

Element 6: Recording and Storing Information

Subject Access Requests, the role of the DSO and Referral processes and agencies. Links to Data Protection

1: Health & Safety

We're proud of our Health & Safety policy and procedures. Our systems have so-far proved very effective and robust. Our Policy has been reviewed in October 2017 and published on November 1st 2017. This policy, and subsequent procedures are to be reviewed and published by this date in 2018. Click here to view our Health & Safety policy.

Autism & ADHD provide an Induction Process for all staff and Volunteers, this training has been designed to cover everything mentioned in the Health & Safety Policy and takes place annually in January. 

The policy includes sections on: Training, Reporting Accidents & Near Misses, Risk Assessments, Equipment Management, First Aid, Manual Handling, General Health & Safety, COSHH, Safety Signage, Fire Safety and General Building Arrangements. 

Thomas Smith, Operations Director is responsible for Health & Safety across the organisation, and that of the buildings that Autism & ADHD Occupy, whilst the organisation is occupying these spaces. As our offices and activity bases are subleased, we do not hold accountability for the buildings 24/7, simply whilst in residence, the regular upkeep and safety responsibilities stay with the landlord. Thomas is reachable via telephone or email every day between 09:00 and 15:00. 

2: Children & Young people at risk

Autism & ADHD is a responsible organisation that has always taken great care of Data. Over the summer of 2017 the organisation went through a strict data review, to ensure we are compliant with the 2018 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Bad Data can harm both individuals and our organisation. Its with this in mind that our Strict data guides are compulsory for all staff, volunteers and other agencies to follow when working with Autism & ADHD. Our Data Protection and Procedures are available to view here.

If you would like to request a copy of the data held on you, or your child (If Under 18), Please click here to submit a request.

Any deliberate attempt to, or successful breach of The Data Protection Act 1998 may result in serious action being taken against the person or persons involved. 

Thomas Smith is the Nominated Data Protection Officer for the organisation, Thomas is responsible for the organisations' Data Protection responsibilities. Data / Information requests can be discussed before being submitted by contacting us here. 

Autism & ADHD has an active Data Retention Policy, it can be viewed here. All of our Data is audited yearly, stored safely using the latest physical technology, cloud and digital encryptions using an up-to-date GDPR compliant. This service is reviewed annually through our Auditing process.

1: Health & Safety

2: Data Protection

Autism & ADHD is a responsible organisation that has always taken great care of Data. Over the summer of 2017 the organisation went through a strict data review, to ensure we are compliant with the 2018 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Bad Data can harm both individuals and our organisation. Its with this in mind that our Strict data guides are compulsory for all staff, volunteers and other agencies to follow when working with Autism & ADHD. Our Data Protection and Procedures are available to view here.

If you would like to request a copy of the data held on you, or your child (If Under 18), Please click here to submit a request.

Any deliberate attempt to, or successful breach of The Data Protection Act 1998 may result in serious action being taken against the person or persons involved. 

Thomas Smith is the Nominated Data Protection Officer for the organisation, Thomas is responsible for the organisations' Data Protection responsibilities. Data / Information requests can be discussed before being submitted by contacting us here. 

Autism & ADHD has an active Data Retention Policy, it can be viewed here. All of our Data is audited yearly, stored safely using the latest physical technology, cloud and digital encryptions using an up-to-date GDPR compliant. This service is reviewed annually through our Auditing process.