A: Effective communication with patients, the dental team and others across dentistry, including when obtaining consent, dealing with complaints, and raising concerns when patients are at risk., B: Effective management of self and effective management of others or effective work with others in the dental team, in the interests of patients; providing constructive leadership where appropriate., C: Maintenance and development of knowledge and skill within your field of practice.,
This presentation complements 'Safeguarding Adults at Risk: What Practices Need to Know to Comply with CQC Requirements' by providing an update and addressing in more detail the importance of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 for dental teams.
The presentation covers:
What is meant by ‘safeguarding adults’?
Safeguarding and Standards for the Dental Team
Training requirements for dental team members
The Mental Capacity Act 2005: how the legislation relates to dental practice
Where to go for further training and information
Upon completion you will be familiar with:
your responsibilities in helping protect adult patients at risk
the importance of the MCA 2005 with respect to your professional practice
embedding safeguarding in your professional development planning