Dance Events North West Ltd
Safeguarding Policy – January 2020
Whilst Safeguarding policies in general are put in place to protect vulnerable adults and children, DENW have completed a review to extend a safeguarding policy to all adults whilst attending both classes and dances hosted by the Company.
Operating as a third party, private entity in each of the venues, DENW Ltd., have the right to refuse admission to any person found to be causing a health and safety risk to any other individual in the premises at the time of the dance, this includes drunken behaviour, abusive language, violent conduct and in particular the following forms of abuse. Anybody found to be behaving in such a manner will be asked to leave immediately.
Physical abuse may involve hitting, shaking, throwing, poisoning, burning, scalding, or suffocating or otherwise causing physical harm to a person,
Sexual abuse or harassment involves forcing or enticing another person to take part in sexual activities. The activities may involve physical contact, including penetrative or non-penetrative acts. They may include non-contact activities, such as looking at, or in the production of, sexual online images, watching sexual activities or encouraging others to behave in sexually inappropriate ways.
Emotional abuse is the persistent ill treatment of another person, such as to cause severe and persistent adverse effects on their mental and emotional wellbeing. It may involve conveying malicious or inappropriate remarks, making them feel worthless, disrespected, inadequate or valued only in so far as to the needs of another person. It may involve seeing or hearing the ill treatment of another. It may involve serious bullying causing them to frequently feel frightened, threatened . or in danger. Some level of Emotional Abuse is involved in all types of ill treatment of another person.
Neglect is the failure to meet a person’s physical and or psychological needs, likely to result in the serious impairment of that person’s health. Neglect may involve protecting someone form physical and emotional harm or danger and ensuring access to appropriate medical care or treatment if required.
This policy is in place to protect all customers, DENW management, and staff that attend classes and Social dances.