Dr Kamal Akbar, general practitioner and DF1 trainer in UK presents a lecture on the protection of vulnerable adults
Aims and Objectives
• Understand the definition of vulnerable adults
• Understand the definition and what is adult abuse
• Know the reason why guidance is required
• The requirements of dental profession in safeguarding adults with regards to 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 about how to respond in cases of abuse, and referral pathways
• Understand your role in record keeping in such cases
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