Criteria Standard Evidence
15.1 The practice has and applies a child protection policy and safety checking procedure in accordance with the Children’s Act 2014.
  • A documented child protection policy and safety checking procedure.
  • Documented 3 yearly safety checks, which include police vetting, for all employees and contractors.
  • Training records for all team members.
15.2 The practice ensures clinical team members maintain their annual practising certificate (APC).
  • Current APCs for clinical team members as required under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003.
  • A system for monitoring clinicians who are practising under conditions on their APCs and ensuring clinicians are working within their scopt of practice.