In general, parent communities are more alert than before to the risk of child abuse and neglect.
Recent headlines about arrest and prosecution of teachers, coaches and religious figures have played a big role in making parents more aware of child safety. Our communities are incredibly porous and hyperconnected now, thanks to technology and social media. Any gap in compliance or perceived lack of adequate care for children or other vulnerable people gets talked about. This can have an immediate impact on the reputation of an organisation in the communities.