Safeguarding Adults & Children including information on Dementia (BE191018)

AvailabilityCourse has taken place
DescriptionCourse Title: Safeguarding Adults and Children for the dental team (Level 2 competence) Staff should receive appropriate safeguarding training every three years as a minimum so as to recognise maltreatment and know exactly what to do if they have concerns.
Additional information

This course is suitable for the entire practice team.

VenueRoom 4, John Lister Postgraduate Centre, Slough - Berkshire - East  View details
Date & timeFriday 19 October 2018, 09:15 to 16:30
LecturerMr Chetan Trivedy  View details
Target audienceRecommended to all
Development outcomeA, B, D
Course styleLecture
Core topicNo core topic
CPD hours6:00

This core course aims to meet statutory training requirements to ensure staff are up to date with the issues surrounding adult and child protection. A specific aim is to clarify the roles and responsibilities of the hole dental team in promoting safety and well-being of adults and children at risk of abuse. 

1. To provide information about the different forms of abuse and neglect including what constitutes maltreatment

2. To discuss how to be an advocate for adults and children.

3. To explain the potential impact of parent and carer's physical and mental health on the well-being and development of adults and children including possible speech, language and communication needs.

4. To explain the impact of domestic violence, the risk associated with the internet and online social networking.

5. To provide training in best practice documentation and record keeping, and data protection issues relating to information sharing for safeguarding purposes.

Learning outcomes

Following this course learners should be able to:

1. Recognise and outline the different forms of maltreatment and the signs and indicators of abuse and neglect, so as to identify when someone maybe at risk of harm.

2. Demonstrate ability to use referral mechanisms and share information appropriately, including who to contact, where to access advise and how to report.

3. Demonstrate an ability to recognise and describe a significant event in protection/safeguarding to the most appropriate professional or local team.

4. Use case scenarios to illustrate disclosure and information sharing and accurate documentation of concerns.