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The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. This is the primary focus in our delivery of healthcare.
The Royal Children’s Hospital has zero tolerance for any form of child abuse including, physical violence, sexual offences, emotional or psychological abuse or neglect.
The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to providing a child safe environment where children and young people are safe and feel safe, and their voices are heard about decisions that affect their lives. Particular attention is paid to the cultural safety of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people, and those from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, as well as the safety of children and young people with a disability.
Every person involved in The Royal Children’s Hospital has a responsibility to understand the important and specific role he/she plays individually and collectively to ensure that the wellbeing and safety of all children and young people is at the forefront of all they do and the delivery of healthcare.
In our planning, decision-making and operations The Royal Children’s Hospital will:
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RCH Child Safety and Consumer Focused Care Policy