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Allegations of abuse against staff

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Last updated on 29 June 2017
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What happens if an accusation of abuse is made against a staff member? We look at when an allegation should be investigated and the process for dealing with allegations. You will also find information about the governors' role.

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Contents

  1. 1 Definition of allegation of abuse 
  2. 2 Process for dealing with allegations
  3. 3 Duty of care
  4. 4 Governors' role  
  5. 5 Investigating the process following the final decision

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