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Assessment and safeguarding overview

Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults is a role the whole team has to play. Get advice on this, as well as consent, sedation and working with latex.

Safeguarding patients

Safeguarding practices reduce the opportunities for children and adults to experience abuse and neglect. This advice outlines current expectations on safeguarding practice for members of the dental team.

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This advice will help you to meet your requirements for obtaining consent from your patients prior to providing their dental care and treatment.

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Safeguarding Level 1 and 2

Understand the importance of safeguarding, identify the signs of abuse and neglect and learn the tools to appropriately respond to concerns.
Safeguarding Level 1 and 2; girl looking pensive