Safeguarding

Adult Safeguarding Training

Click here for information regarding levels of training required for members of staff within your practice and resources to access training …
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Advanced Decision Making and Care Planning

Advanced Decision Making An advance decision (sometimes known as an advance decision to refuse treatment, an ADRT or living will) …
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Child Safeguarding Training

The Minimum Training Requirements Level 1:   All staff including non-clinical managers and staff working within health care settings; volunteers Level …
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Child Sexual Exploitation

What to do if you are concerned about Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Kent has launched a campaign to raise awareness …
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Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)

Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) Newsletter DoLS and LPS comparison table . Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards – important changes April 2017 …
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Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Programme

This new, free, twelve session group programme for men aims to explore and address abusive and controlling behaviour within heterosexual intimate …
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Domestic Abuse Phone Apps

DASH The Domestic Abuse Stalking and Harassment (DASH) app has been developed to enable members of the public to seek …
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Domestic Abuse Support Services

Domestic Abuse services in Kent changed from 1 April 2017 A holistic range of support services is now delivered by …
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Domestic Homicide Reviews (DHRs)

General InfoTragically, people sometimes die as a result of domestic abuse.  When this happens, the law says that professionals involved …
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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

From the 31st October 2015, regulated professionals in health and social care and teachers in England and Wales have a …
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Learning Disabilities Mortality Review (LeDeR) Programme

The LeDeR Programme aims to make improvements to the lives of people with learning disabilities.  It clarifies any potentially modifiable factors associated …
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Mental Capacity Act

General InfoPrinciples of the Mental Capacity Act The principles of the MCA and DoLS, and the key areas affecting GPs …
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Modern Slavery

How to refer It is possible that any person involved in work with adults who may have need for healthcare …
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Prevent

The Prevent part of the UK’s Counter Terrorism Strategy is known as CONTEST.  Prevent works to stop individuals from getting …
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Referrals to Children’s Services

Please see below the Referrals Process document, which details what to do if you suspect a child needs support, as …
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Safeguarding Adults

The Safeguarding Team in Kent and Medway includes Designated Nurses for Safeguarding Children, Safeguarding Adults (including Mental Capacity Act) and …
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Safeguarding Adults Reviews (SARs)

Kent and Medway Safeguarding Adults Board (KMSAB) has a duty to carry out a Safeguarding Adults Eeview (SAR) when an …
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Safeguarding Children

What to do if you have a safeguarding concern about a child If the child is in immediate danger, call …
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Self-Neglect

An individual may be considered as self-neglecting and therefore maybe at risk of harm where they are: Either unable, or …
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Serious Case Reviews (SCRs)

Serious Case Reviews (SCRs) When a child dies (including death by suicide), and abuse or neglect are known or suspected …
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Sexual Assault Referral Centre

Child Sexual Abuse Pathway Summary of Procedure  Where a professional identifies any indicators outlined in the CSA pathway or an allegation …
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Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children (UASC)

The UASC Health website has been developed by NHS England South East, Kent CCGs, Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust, Kent County Council, and …
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