A five hour session that has specifically been designed for Dentists or Dental Care Professionals with a specific role in safeguarding.
This advanced-level safeguarding programme will provide participants with the ability to effectively recognise potential abuse, report any concerns they may have and, if required, take other appropriate actions. It will also enable participants to fulfil the role of the practice's Designated Safeguarding Lead Person (DSL).
Safeguarding Children, Young People and Adults Level 3 Outcomes
By the end of the programme participants will be able to:
- Outline the key legislation and guidance surrounding the safeguarding and protection of children, young people and adults
- Define the different types of abuse
- Outline the key indicators of abuse and neglect
- Explain the specific responsibilities regarding the reporting of concerns
- Detail the specific actions that should be taken in the event of suspected abuse
- Describe the statutory and non-statutory roles in protecting children and adults
- Take a lead role in ensuring that effective safeguarding and protection practice is embedded within the practice and the way it operates
- Describe the role of the Designated Safeguarding Lead Person
- Manage safeguarding concerns and referrals on behalf of the practice
- Ensure there is adequate advice, support, information, induction, instruction and training for staff within the practice.
All of our dental practice specific safeguarding programmes are CPD Accredited and meet the requirements for The General Dental Council's Development Outcomes and the British Dental Association's expectations for training. All participants will receive a CPD accredited GDC compliant certificate as evidence of their learning. Our training has also been designed to comply with the Care Quality Commission's Regulation 13: Safeguarding service users from abuse and improper treatment.