at Kylemore Abbey

Policies and Statements regarding Child Safeguarding

Kylemore Abbey Safeguarding Statement

As a constituent member of the Catholic Church in Ireland, we recognise and uphold the dignity and rights of all children, are committed to ensuring their safety and well-being and will work in partnership with parents/guardians to do this.

Second Review of Child Safeguarding Practice at Kylemore Abbey – July 2022

All Church personnel have a responsibility to safeguard children through promoting their welfare, health and development in a safe and caring environment that supports their best interests and prevents abuse.

Child Safeguarding – Contact details to report a concern.

This statement has been prepared to comply with the requirements of the Children First Act 2015 and is derived from Safeguarding Children Policy and Standards for the Catholic Church in Ireland 2016.

Complaints Policy & Procedure

We, the Benedictine Nuns of Kylemore Abbey, are committed to ensuring the well-being and safety of all with whom we come in contact, including our staff.