Welfare Policies

Below are links to our Welfare Documents and Policies to be viewed and downloaded. If you have any queries regarding any of these please contact us initially at hernebayhockeyclub@gmail.com and we can point you in the right direction. If your query is confidential then just advise on the topic and a representative will get back to you.


England Hockey's Safeguarding & Protecting Young People in Hockey

England Hockey's Best Practice & Guidance - which covers these topics


Safe D includes both new and revised documents that cover a number of areas within hockey. These documents will be constantly updated to ensure they provide the most up to date guidance.
Good Practice Providing guidance for issues such as changing rooms, transport, supervision ratios, additional vulnerability, communication etc.
Anti-bullying Highlighting all forms of bullying, how to prevent it and what actions to take if it occurs.
Social Media  Social media provides a great communication opportunity from clubs to National Governing Bodies. To find out more about using social media, take a look at our guidance.
Juniors in Senior Teams Our new guidance is aimed at senior coaches/captains and parents and highlights a number of topics such as over training, willingness to play, playing positions, and parent pressure. 
WhatsApp: guidance for its use The app is a popular communication tool used in hockey. This guidance highlights the do's and don'ts for safe and effective use.
Photography Guidance on implementing good practice on taking and use of photographic and recorded images. The following photo consent forms can be adapted.
Planning Competitions and Events How to plan before, during and for overnight stays.  

England Hockey's Adults at Risk Policy and Procedures



HBHC Injury Incident Report Form (To Follow)

England Hockey's Concussion Policy

England Hockey's Concussion guide for Parents

England Hockey's Pregnancy Policy



EH Equality Policy





HBHC Junior Coach Code of Conduct and Role Description (To Follow)

HBHC Junior Players Code of Conduct (To Follow)

HBHC Junior Parents Code of Conduct (To Follow)

HBHC Volunteers Code of Conduct (To Follow)



England Hockey's Code of Ethics and Behaviour 

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