On entry to WP&UP events it is the responsibility of staff to be observant and be prepared to ask an unaccompanied young people, if appropriate1, whether they are accompanied by an adult. In the case of vulnerable adults staff should to ask, if appropriate, whether that person has or needs personal support. Staff should assess all situations sensitively and act accordingly, treating visitors with respect while recognising that the young person or vulnerable adults welfare is paramount. If there is any cause for concern the staff member should report this to their Line Manager.
1 The lower age limit for unaccompanied young people attending events is 16 years old.