Jersey Sport welcomes the release of Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson’s independent Duty of Care in Sport Review which was released in April 2017.
The aim of the review, launched in 2016, was to develop a comprehensive plan for how government and sport more effectively looks after participants, whether at grassroots or elite level. The review covers a series of themes (education, transition, safeguarding, mental welfare, equality, the participant’s voice, safety, injury and medical issues) and has led to a list of recommendations.
Since the publication of the report, Jersey Sport has been working with partners to implement some those recommendations including:
Duty of Care in Sport review – https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/duty-of-care-in-sport-review