Haven House Children’s Hospice Safeguarding Statement

Safeguarding and protecting children, young people, young adults and visitors from harm is giving the highest priority at Haven House.

We ensure our commitment to our safeguarding responsibility by undertaking a range of measures:

  • Safeguarding policies and procedures are reviewed and updated on a regular basis

  • Statutory requirements around Disclosure and Barring Service are undertaken on all staff and volunteers who have direct contact with children and young people

  • Staff and volunteers are provided with mandatory safeguarding training at appropriate levels and are fully aware of how to respond to any concerns

  • Safeguarding supervision is provided and is mandatory for clinical staff

  • Haven House have named safeguarding leads who take on the responsibility for promoting good practice, providing guidance for staff and volunteers as well as liaison with external professionals as required regarding any safeguarding issues

  • Haven House work in partnership with other agencies such as local statutory and voluntary agencies to ensure continuity of care and encourage information sharing

  • Our safeguarding committee meet every quarter to ensure policies, procedures, incidents, risks, reports etc. are discussed and communicated to the Board of Trustees

  • Haven House Children’s Hospice embrace the Essential Standards of Quality and Safety as outlined by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) 

  • The CQC inspect our hospice against agreed standards and produce a report which can be viewed on line.

Nominated Individual
Sarah Spackman

The Registered Manager: Raphaella Corbishley

Name and address of the registered provider is:
Haven House Foundation (our formal name)
The White House
High Road
Woodford Green