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Child and adult safeguarding: what to do if you have concern

Event Type
Event Subject
Practice management
Friday 10 July 2015 - Monday 31 December 2018
00:00 - 00:30
BDA e-learning
Address, ONLINE
Booking Fees
  • Dental Care Professional: £15.00
  • BDA member: £20.00
  • Non member: £35.00

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Child and adult safeguarding - what to do if you have concerns

Session synopsis

Members of the whole dental team are in a position where they may observe signs of abuse or neglect to children and vulnerable adults. This session is aimed at all managers and those who lead on safeguarding in their practice.

Lecture filmed at the British Dental Conference and Exhibition 2015.


Learning objectives

  • Be aware of legal safeguarding duties and responsibilities
  • Understand how to record and refer concerns appropriately
  • Know what to do when there is a staff allegation.


30 minutes of verifiable CORE CPD

A CPD certificate (in the name of the purchaser) will be available to download once viewing of this online lecture has been completed.

About the speaker


Carol Richardson, Director, Richardson Consulting

Carol is driven by being an advocate and a voice for vulnerable groups of people. She has more than 20 years of safeguarding adults and children at an operational and strategic level and this has brought positive change to individuals and organisations. She is an experienced safeguarding consultant advising NHS, private and the voluntary sector.

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