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Useful Child Protection Reference Links


Adult Safeguarding Scrutiny Guide 2010
British Society of Paediatric Dentistry: a policy document on dental neglect in children
CQC Fundamental Standards
Care Act Fact Sheets
Care Quality Commission
Care Standards Act 2000
Child Protection and the Dental Team
Children (Scotland) Act 1995
Children Act 1989
Children Act 2004
Children and Social Work Act 2017
Co-operating to safeguard children (Northern Ireland)
Data Protection Act 1998
Data Protection Act 2018
Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS)
Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS) at a glance
Dignity in Care
Disability Discrimination Act 1995
Disclosure & Barring Service
Education Act 2002
Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007
Framework for Standards, The Scottish Executive 2004
Freedom of Information Act 2000
Gambling Act 2005
Garda Vetting Unit Republic of Ireland
General Dental Council: Principles of Raising Concerns
General Dental Council: Standards for Dental Professionals
Guidance For Safer Working Practices For Adults Who Work With Children And Young People
Guidance for Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults in General Dental Practice (Wales NHS)
Health & Social Care Act 2008
Health & Social Care Act 2008 Regulations 2010
Health Service Executive Republic Ireland
Health and Social Care Standards (Scotland)
Human Rights Act 1998
Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006
In Safe Hands: Implementing Adult Protection Procedures in Wales, July 2000
Independent Mental Capacity Advocate
Keeping Learners Safe (Wales)
Keeping children safe in education
Licensing Act 2003
Mental Capacity Act 2005
Mental Capacity Act: Code of Practice
Mental Health Act 2007
Multi-Agency Practice Guidelines: Female Genital Mutilation
NICE Clinical Guideline 89 - When to suspect child maltreatment
National Care Standards Act 2000
Oftsted School Inspection Handbook
Prevent Duty Guidance (England and Wales)
Prevent Duty Guidance (Scotland)
Protection of Children Act 1999
Responding to Female Genital Mutilation in Scotland
Review of In Safe Hands, A review of the Welsh Assembly Government's Guidance on the Protection of Vulnerable adults in Wales 2010
Safe and well: Good practice in schools and education (Scotland)
Safeguarding - Children and Adult Dental Patients England (March 2018)
Safeguarding Adults NHS Pocket Guide
Safeguarding Children: working together under the Children Act 2004 (Wales)
Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults; Regional Adult Protection Policy & Procedural Guidance
Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern Ireland) Order 2007
Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006
Safeguarding and Child Protection in Schools (Northern Ireland)
Sex Offenders Act, 2001 Republic of Ireland
Sexual Offences Act 2003
Sexual violence and sexual harassment between children in schools and colleges
Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 The Essentials
Staffing and employment advice for schools
Statement of Government Policy on Adult Safeguarding (DH 2011)
Supplementary Information and Guidance: Disqualified from Working with Children List (Scotland) 2008
The Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007 Part 1: Guidance for Adult Protection Committees
The Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009
The Common Inspection Framework : education, skills and early years
The Education (Independent School Standards) (England) Regulations 2010
The Prevent duty - Departmental advice for schools and childcare providers
The School Staffing (England) Regulations 2009
Understanding the Needs of Children in Northern Ireland
Use of reasonable force - Advice for head teachers, staff and governing bodies
What to do if You're Worried a Child is Being Abused
Working Together to Safeguard Children 2010
Working Together to Safeguard Children 2013
Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015
Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018