Safeguarding Adults. Levels 1 and 2 - Dr. Kamal Akbar

Aims and objectives:

  • Understand the definition of vulnerable adults
  • Understand the definition and what adult abuse is
  • Know the reason why guidance is required
  • The requirements of the dental profession in safeguarding adults with regards to the GDC and CQC
  • Understand factors contributing to vulnerability
  • Understand the types of abuse and physical signs of each
  • Gain an insight into safeguarding principles
  • Gain an insight on how to respond in cases of abuse, and referral pathways
  • Understand your role and record-keeping in such cases


Safeguarding Level 1: Introduction or Induction

In general, a Level 1, Introduction or Induction to safeguarding training course should entail how to recognise the signs of abuse, respond to a disclosure, report your concerns, and record information.

Level 2: Advanced Safeguarding

A Level 2 or Advanced Safeguarding course covers all of the above and goes into more detail into the procedures of safeguarding, scenarios and what happens after a referral. 

Advanced or Level 2 safeguarding training will have more material as it is devised for someone who has day to day or frequent contact with children or vulnerable people.

1 videos
60 mins CPD/CE