This procedure represents the agreed principles for intimate care throughout our establishment. 

The purpose of this procedure is: 

  • To safeguard the rights and promote the best interests of the children
  • To ensure children are treated with sensitivity and respect, and in such a way that their experience of intimate care is a positive one 
  • To safeguard adults required to operate in sensitive situations 
  • To raise awareness and provide a clear procedure for intimate care 
  • To inform parents/carers in how intimate care is administered 
  • To ensure parents/carers are consulted in the intimate of care of their children