Can I be prosecuted for not having safeguarding training?

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When it comes to safeguarding training and the law, it’s always better to be safe than sorry. But is there any way you can be prosecuted for not having safeguarding training in the United Kingdom? What is safeguarding training? You might be familiar with safeguarding training already if you’ve ever worked in close contact with…

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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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10 Reasons Why You Need Safeguarding Training

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Safeguarding training is a legal requirement for everyone in the United Kingdom who works in close contact with children and/or vulnerable adults, but do you know why you might need safeguarding training in your role? 1. Safeguarding training will teach you the signs and indicators of abuse and neglect There are many signs and indicators…

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Single Central Registers: What to Include?

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A single central register should be used by every school to keep track of recruitment. The single central register should hold record of DBS (formerly known as CRB) checks, as well as qualification checks, safeguarding training checks, eligibility to work in the UK, and identity checks. To ensure that your organisation’s single central register is…

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3 Ways to Promote a Healthy Lifestyle to Kids for Obesity Awareness Week

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According to the GOV.UK website, nearly a third of UK children aged between 2 to 15 years are overweight or obese. This is worrying for a number of reasons—obesity can lead to some very serious health issues, including diabetes, heart disease and ill mental health. Safeguarding children from the risk of obesity should be important…

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How can an online safeguarding course help me at work?

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Are you thinking of taking an online safeguarding course but you’re not sure how it will benefit you in the workplace? You’re not alone. Here’s some useful information about online safeguarding training to help you make your decision.   What is safeguarding training? Safeguarding training (also sometimes referred to as child protection training) has been…

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