If you are a member of the dental team, this educational resource will give you an introduction to safeguarding children in dental practice. If you are a child protection trainer who works with dental teams, you may also find some information of interest.
|You can use this site as...
|A training resource
||If you need to update your knowledge of child protection
||By working systematically through each of the four main sections, starting at the introduction (see the green tabs at the top of the page)
|A fast-response tool
||If you have concerns NOW about a child
||By going straight to the summary flow chart and using links to navigate from there
|A clinical governance resource
||If you need to prepare your dental practice to safeguard children
||By starting with the section on safeguarding children in dental practice
Additional materials, including the accompanying handbook and sample documents to print or download are available from the left hand menu at any time. If you have a bound copy of the ‘Child Protection and the Dental Team: an introduction to safeguarding children in dental practice’ handbook, you can store the documents inside the cover pocket together with relevant local information you obtain.
The dental team are encouraged to reflect on previous child protection experience, to make notes on anything new learned and any further training needs identified.
Print form for recording general CPD
Every member of the dental team has a part to play
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