Safeguarding in Sport: A Toolkit for Supporting Participants with their Mental Health

Safeguarding in Sport as the Lockdown Eases

We have worked with Mind to provide you with a toolkit for supporting adults with mental health issues in sport and activity.

This guide is for organisations providing physical activity programmes or sessions for adults with mental health difficulties. It will support you to promote safeguarding, prevent abuse, and protect staff members and adults at risk.

This guide covers:

  • What safeguarding is
  • Adults at risk
  • Top tips for safeguarding risk management
  • Boundaries, and when and how to break confidentiality
  • Managing conversations about mental health
  • Looking after staff and volunteers’ mental wellbeing
  • Further info & FAQs

Download the guide here