Ainsdale Bowling Club fully accepts its legal and moral obligation to exercise its duty of care and to protect all children and vulnerable adults participating in its activities, and to safeguard their welfare.
We are committed to do this by acknowledging that:
 the welfare of the individual is paramount;
 each individual irrespective of age, gender, religion, race or disability has the right to protection from abuse;
 each individual has a right to be safe, and to be treated with respect and dignity
We shall use our best endeavours to ensure that:
 all allegations of abuse are taken seriously;
 the response to them is swift and appropriate;
 the effectiveness of our policy is reviewed annually;
 a responsible person shall be appointed annually as Safeguarding Officer to whom members can address any concerns

Our Safeguarding Officers are: Mrs Karen Dyson Tel: 01704 469606 and Mr Gary Baker Tel: 01704 573732

Lancashire CGBA: Sandi Walker Tel: 0751501886

NSPCC HELPLINE: Tel: 0808 800 500

( See our CONSTITUTION AND RULES for full details of our policies )