If you can’t remember the last time you took a safeguarding training course, whether it was online or a face-to-face session, it’s highly likely you’re in need of an update. Most safeguarding training certificates expire after 1, 2, or 3 years (depending on factors including the sector you work in, the responsibilities of your job…

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We offer online safeguarding courses written specifically for dentists and the dental team. Covering both child and adult safeguarding our combined Introduction to Adult/Child protection and Further Adult/Child course allow you to get all your training in one place – no need to do two separate adult and child safeguarding training courses. Both courses have dental specific references, questions and…

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The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has announced it will begin a review of the child protection arrangements of healthcare providers from next week. This will include GP’s, health visitors, school nurses, hospitals and mental health services Inspectors will check: • Do health staff have the right training? • Are professionals making timely and accurate referrals to mental health…

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At the ChildProtectionCompany.com, we provide a Level 2 online child protection training course. This is a course specifically developed for the nominated child protection lead and deputy within an organisation, who have already completed introductory training. It is also suitable for anyone wishing to cover the topic in more depth. It covers child protection policies and procedures,…

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At the ChildProtectionCompany.com, we provide a Level 1 online child protection course. This is a general child protection training course specifically designed for anyone who comes into contact with children. It covers legislation and guidance, the different types of child abuse and your responsibilities with regard to reporting concerns. It meets all government guidance, including CQC and Ofsted’s…

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The Care Quality Commission stopped issuing its own inspection star ratings back in 2010. Since then, some homes have undertaken independent inspections which they pay for. They are then provided with a star rating which can be used for marketing purposes. Care homes with a five-star rating can also demand a premium fee from those…

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A recent survey by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found that more than 200 companies in England who employ staff to provide social care to vulnerable people in their own homes have hired staff who do not have sufficient appropriate qualifications for the jobs they are required to do. It also found that eight…

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Dame Jo Williams, the Chair of the Care Quality Commission, is to step down once a replacement is found. The CQC is the organisation which regulates health and social care in England but came under attack last year after the abuse of residents in a care home was exposed. Dame Jo has been Chair at…

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