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The benefits of online safety training if you work with children

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Do you feel there are more benefits to children using the internet than there are risks? Well, depending on your answer, you might not be alone. According to 2019 research carried out by Ofcom, fewer parents now feel that the benefits of their child using the internet outweigh the risks compared to research carried out…

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Essential Equestrian Safeguarding Topics for 2020

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If your work as an equestrian brings you into contact with children or vulnerable adults, it’s very likely that you have a legal duty to complete safeguarding training to ensure the safety of yourself and the people you work with. This applies no matter what role you’re working in, from volunteers helping out around the…

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What to do if you suspect abuse – Childminders and Nannies safeguarding

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When we think of abuse, our minds tend to run to children and vulnerable adults. This is because these individuals are some of the most vulnerable members of our society, and as such, they need to be safeguarded from abuse and neglect by everyone in charge of their care. It’s unlikely that you’ll come into…

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10 Common Signs of Abuse and Neglect

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Safeguarding training can teach you the most common signs of abuse and neglect as well as the various different forms of abuse that you need to be aware of in our society. Even if you don’t work with vulnerable people or children, it is still useful to know these signs because anyone can be a…

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Safer Internet Day 2020

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Over the next couple of weeks, people in over 150 countries worldwide will be raising awareness of Safer Internet Day, an annual event focused on online safety. Safer Internet Day 2020 falls on Tuesday 11 February, so there’s still plenty of time for you to arrange an event of your own. If you work with…

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Why is safeguarding training for dentists essential?

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Dental teams in the United Kingdom have a legal duty to arrange safeguarding training for all members of staff, including admin staff, temps, and trainees. Nobody on your team should be without dental safeguarding training because, as all responsible professionals know, a safeguarding incident could happen at any time, to anyone. Highlighting the importance of…

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When should I renew my safeguarding training?

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Safeguarding training is an essential requirement for anyone who works with children under the age of 18 and vulnerable adults in the United Kingdom. A variety of roles now require you to have safeguarding training by law, such as anyone who works as a teacher or a member of staff in education, healthcare staff, Childminders,…

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Safeguarding Training: What to do if you witness child abuse

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Before reading, please note: If you suspect that an individual is at immediate risk of danger or harm, you should always dial 999 in the first instance. The best safeguarding practice involves following the standard processes and procedures set in place by your workplace, which is why it’s so important to continually refresh your safeguarding…

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Safeguarding Vulnerable People During the Holidays

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The Holidays The holiday season can be a lonely time of year for the most vulnerable people in our society. While others are out celebrating with mulled wine and mince pies or snuggling up under cosy blankets to watch the Christmas special of their favourite sitcom, others in more vulnerable positions are much less fortunate.…

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Safeguarding Training in 2020

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If you’ve taken an online safeguarding training course with the Child Protection Company this year, or if you’ve had face-to-face safeguarding training with one of our excellent trainers, you’ll already know the importance of safeguarding in everyday practice. However, as we go forward into the New Year, let us refresh our memory on some of…

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