Institute-accredited guides may be ask to perform tours for goups that contain children or vulnerable groups. The Institute has produced the following guidance for these situations.
We are committed to protecting children and vulnerable adults, and also guides’ protection against complaints and accusations. This statement covers the policies and procedures the Institute recommends to help keep children safe and respond to child protection concerns. It is based on advice about such statements from the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, and guide training course modules. It is important that it is observed
closely and uniformly by all guides.