St Michael & All Angels, Bishops Cleeve - with Oxenton, Woolstone, Gotherington, Woodmancote, Cleeve Hill & Southam

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Safeguarding Adults

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Policy statement on the safeguarding of adults

This statement was adopted by the Parish of St Michael’s and All Angels at a Parochial Church Council meeting held on 23rd June 2011.

This policy will be reviewed each year to monitor the progress that has been made.

1.    We recognise that everyone has different levels of vulnerability and that each of us may be regarded as vulnerable at some time in our lives.

2.    As members of this parish we commit ourselves to respectful pastoral care for all adults to whom we minister.

3.    We commit ourselves to the safeguarding of people who may be vulnerable, ensuring their well-being in the life of this church.

4.    We commit ourselves to promoting safe practice by those in positions of trust.

5.    The parish commits itself to promoting the inclusion and empowerment of people who may be vulnerable.

6.    It is the responsibility of each of us to prevent the physical, emotional, sexual, financial and spiritual abuse of vulnerable people and to report any suspected or confirmed abuse.

7.    We undertake to exercise proper care in the selection and appointment of those who will work with people who may be vulnerable.

8.    The parish is committed to supporting, resourcing, training and regularly reviewing those who undertake work among people who may be vulnerable.

9.    This policy will be reviewed once a year.

10.  The parish adopts the guidelines of the Church of England and the Diocese

11.  Each person who works with vulnerable people will agree to abide by these recommendations and the guidelines established by this church.

 
This church appoints ……………………………………………………. to represent the concerns and views of vulnerable people at our meetings and to outside bodies.

 
Incumbent ……………………………………………………

Churchwarden …………………………………………………


Churchwarden …………………………………………………

Date ……………………………………………………………

 

Sunday 30 April

8.00 Holy Communion (said)
9.30 Holy Communion (with Choir)
11.15  Morning Worship (with Music Group)

Newsletter for 16 April
News from Gloucester Diocese

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