St Matthew’s Church, Elburton, considers the safety and welfare of all people to be extremely important.
As such, we wish to be do all we can to ensure the safety and welfare of everyone who attends any of our services or activities, uses our facilities, or more generally comes into contact with our staff and volunteers.
This also means we seek to always be fully up to speed with appropriate safeguarding regulations, not least those listed on the Diocesan Website: https://exeter.anglican.org/resources/safeguarding/resources
You can download a pdf of our Safeguarding Policy Statement here.
The PCC (our church council) has approved a number of other, related documents including, but not limited to, the following:
Action Plan for Promoting a Safer Church
Domestic Abuse Statement
Model Trip Consent Form
Risk Assessment Template
Room Hire Safeguarding Requirements
Serious Incident Reporting
Youth/Children’s Group Consent Form
The PCC reviews its safeguarding guidelines and policies each year, amending and updating as required, and recording decisions in the minutes of its meetings.
Should anyone have any safeguarding concerns, please contact:
Alan Hart, St Matthew’s Church Elburton Safeguarding Representative
Telephone: 07759 821 742 Email: