Dental - Safeguarding
Policy reviewed. Additional criteria relating to dental codes of practice and individual roles and responsibilities of dental professionals have been added to support existing legislation and codes of practice within this policy.
Policy converted into the new QCS format. Review of current legislation and industry best practice. Additional material provided to ensure policy remains compliant and in line with dental requirements.
New policy to include specific details on types and indicators of abuse including dental neglect and how to respond. Emphasis is on the need to understand child protection procedures within a dental practice.
Policy to ensure compliance with the Prevent duty