Welfare, Medical Needs & Disabilities

Members are asked to advise the club of any medical needs or disabilities.  If medical needs or disabilities are identified the membership secretary will inform the club welfare officers and lead coach.  This information will always be dealt with sensitively, but it is important for paddlers enjoyment that appropriate safeguards are put in place.

Contact numbers are kept in the club house in case of emergencies.

To ensure that this information is up to date, at least annually, this information is requested on the membership for: however, we would ask all members and guardians to update the club if this changes during a membership period.

In a similar way a consent form is completed for offsite activities.  Emergency contact details and medical information is included on this form

The supporting policies are all available on this website : Codes of Practice

The Club Welfare Officers are:

Sarah Graves & Gareth Jones  – welfare@kkc.org.uk  This email is reviewed regularly.

Both are waiting to complete the Time to Listen Course, which is current unavailable as it’s under review by Canoe England.

Both Welfare Officers have East Riding Safeguarding Board Safeguarding Level 1 certificates and are registered with the NGB.

Their pictures are available around the club house and on the committee/volunteer page.