APM is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. We respect and value the rights of all children and young people and support them to be involved in decisions that affect them.
We have embedded child safety in organisational leadership, governance and culture.
Where we make decisions involving children and young people, we allow them to participate in decisions affecting them and ensure they are taken seriously.
Families and communities are informed and involved about our decisions and actions affecting children.
Equity is upheld and diverse needs are taken into account when making decisions affecting children.
People working with children are suitable, appropriately checked and supported by APM.
Processes to respond to complaints are child-focused.
Training and education is made available to staff to equip them with the knowledge, skills and awareness to keep children safe and report appropriately.
We ensure our physical and online environments minimise the opportunity for child abuse.
We will continuously review and seek to improve our implementation of the Child Safe Standards.
We have policies and procedures which document how APM is child safe.
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