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DBS Checks for NHS Hospital Staff

DBS Checks for NHS Doctor NHS DBS Checks NHS hospitals need their employees to apply for a DBS check as an essential part of their recruitment process. To ensure safeguarding principles are met, and the children and vulnerable adults currently in a hospital are protected,
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Why are DBS Checks Important for Safeguarding?

safeguarding children adults work It’s fair to say that a DBS check is worth more than just a certificate of disclosure. Whether you apply for DBS checks online as an individual, or as an employer who needs to oversee multiple DBS checks using a
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Safeguarding and Volunteers – Do Volunteers Need a DBS Check?

man with laptop A common misconception about DBS checks is that they essentially restricted to paid employees, and not volunteers. Just because a role you’re applying for is unpaid that means there’s no need to apply for a DBS as a volunteer, right?
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What is a DBS check: Who needs it? How long does it take?

What is a DBS Check? Are you wanting to work with children or vulnerable people? If the answer is yes? Then you’ll definitely need a DBS check, which confirms that there are no criminal convictions on your record that could otherwise mean you are a
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Common Safeguarding Challenges & Solutions for Care Homes

Safeguarding should be top priority in care homes. They are home to many elderly people who could be physically or mentally weak and in need of special care. This sadly means that there is a potential for abuse and neglect.
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How to Stay Safe When Searching for Jobs

The job-hunting scene has changed dramatically in the last few years. Gone are the days of submitting a paper application to a business by hand. Nowadays, we are more likely to trawl through websites which showcase what jobs are available.
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Why is Safeguarding So Important in Health and Social Care?

  When considering what is safeguarding and protection in health and social care, there are many possible answers. People may think of DBS checks, hiring accurately or training purposefully. DBS checks are just part of ensuring that Britain’s most vulnerable
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6 Key Principles of Safeguarding in Health & Social Care

The six principles of safeguarding vulnerable adults are crucial when it comes to protecting these patients; the principles ensure that they are kept safe and secure, whilst still having their own rights. This is vital to help vulnerable adults enjoy
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Who Are the Most Vulnerable Patients and How Do We Protect Them?

Of course, every patient in the medical world is important – but some need more protection than others. Patients who require extra support, whether this be physically or emotionally, are classed as vulnerable patients. The best medical staff are excellent
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Social Services Role and Responsibilities in Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults

The social services are public industries provided by the government, and private and non-profit organisations. They are services which theoretically, anyone can access and be assessed in. However, the amount of support each person will receive greatly depends on their
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