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How often should safeguarding adults training be updated?

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If you have a responsibility to take safeguarding adults training, how often do you need to update your certificate to stay in line with the current legislation and guidance?   What is safeguarding adults training? Safeguarding training (also sometimes referred to as child protection training) has been a legal requirement for all professions that come…

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What is a Designated Safeguarding Lead?

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Everyone has a role to play when it comes to safeguarding, but what role should the designated safeguarding lead person play in protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults in your organization?   What is a designated safeguarding lead person?  While every member of staff in a school, college or education setting should be…

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Safeguarding for Taxi Drivers

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The Department for Transport has issued new proposals that would mean all taxi drivers in the United Kingdom need to pass an enhanced DBS check. Here are just some of the reasons why safeguarding for taxi drivers is important.   What is an Enhanced DBS Check? You might already be familiar with DBS checks. They…

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The 6 Principles of Safeguarding

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What are the 6 Principles of Safeguarding, and why do they matter in relation to safeguarding training across all age groups and in all settings?   The Care Act  In 2015, the UK government introduced a new legislation titled The Care Act 2014. The purpose of this document was to set forth the expectations and…

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Is safeguarding vulnerable adults important?

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Safeguarding is a term we all rightly associate with child protection, but are you aware of the need to place importance on safeguarding vulnerable adults, too? What exactly does this entail, and is it any different to safeguarding children?   What is safeguarding? Safeguarding refers to the processes and actions we take to promote the…

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Why are LSCBs changing, and what to?

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It’s likely that you already know Local Safeguarding Children Boards (LSCBs) are set to be replaced this year, but do you know why there’s no longer a need for LSCBs, what is going to replace them, and if these changes will affect your safeguarding training?   What is a Local Safeguarding Children Board?  If you…

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New Year, New Safeguarding Course?

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Can you recall the last time you took a safeguarding course? If it’s been longer than 2 years, there’s a chance you might be at risk of failing your upcoming inspection…   Do safeguarding certificates have expiry dates? All verifiable safeguarding courses will give you a safeguarding certificate upon successful completion, so that you can…

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Female genital mutilation (FGM) – Know the signs

Female genital mutilation (commonly referred to as FGM) is a form of child abuse that involves partial or total removal of the external female genitalia for non-medical reasons. The practice is common in many cultures, with the largest number of reported cases occurring in African countries such as Egypt, Somalia and Sierra Leone. However, FGM…

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Why Taxi Drivers Need Safeguarding Training

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You might think that safeguarding training is only important for people who work directly with children, young adults, and vulnerable people, but it’s actually very important to have a safeguarding certificate even if your job doesn’t always involve this. A perfect example of an industry where safeguarding training is very important but often overlooked would…

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