Child Safety Wellbeing

Our Commitment to Child Safety & Wellbeing

Grampians Health is committed to child and young people safety and wellbeing. Our organisation:

  • has a zero tolerance for child abuse.
  • has systems to protect children from abuse.
  • actively listens to and empowers children and young people.
  • recognises that child victim survivors of family violence are victims in their own right.
  • promotes and respects the cultural safety for Aboriginal children, for those from other culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, and for children with a disability.
  • provides safe physical and online environments.
  • take all allegations, complaints and concerns very seriously, responding to them consistently and in line with the organisations policies and procedures.

Read more on the policy here

Resources

The Child Safe Standards
https://ccyp.vic.gov.au

Kids Helpline
https://kidshelpline.com.au

Speak Up – it’s your right
https://ccyp.vic.gov.au/assets/resources/Youth-poster-WEB.pdf

The Children, Youth and Families Act 2005
https://www.legislation.vic.gov.au

The Convention on the Rights of the Child: The children’s version
https://www.unicef.org/child-rights-convention/convention-text-childrens-version

Listen Up The Rights of Every Child in Healthcare
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MM5pjAY0zp0

Be in the know: Rights of Young People in Healthcare
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OE82kBsWP9o

Reportable Conduct Scheme
https://ccyp.vic.gov.au/reportable-conduct-scheme/

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural resource portal
https://www.deadlystory.com