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Basic Safeguarding children & vulnerable adults

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The Old Fire Station

Hazeley Road

Twyford

SO21 1PT

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SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN AND VULNERABLE ADULTS LEVEL 1 AND 2 Open to any member of the dental team

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With Colin Welsh

Colin completed over 30 years of exemplary service with the Metropolitan Police, a significant proportion devoted to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. He spent a total of eight years managing child abuse investigation teams and a further nine years leading major safeguarding inquiries throughout the London area.

Basic Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults Course (Formerly Level 1 & 2)

Assessing risk of harm

Importance of early intervention

Meaning of common safeguarding terms

Legal Definitions

Multi-agency responsibilities

Duties to respond to safeguarding concerns

Immediate action in response to a safeguarding concern

Recording information correctly

Initial child protection referral process

Confidentiality and information sharing

Barriers to taking decisive action

Dispelling misconceptions

Other specific safeguarding issues relevant to your profession/role.

Legal definition of a vulnerable adult

Vulnerability considerations

Relevant extracts – Care Act 2014

Abuse specific to adults at risk

Relevant extracts – Mental Capacity Act 2005

Key principles

Assessing capacity

Office of Public Guardian and legal considerations

Other specific safeguarding issues relevant to DSL/managers

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