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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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What Are the Safeguarding Procedures for Midwifery Nursing?

As the Nursing Times states, “safeguarding is central to everything nurses do”. It is part and parcel of the job to make sure that those in their care are safe and happy, both during their hospital experience and elsewhere in their
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What are the safeguarding procedures in early years?

For all those practitioners working in the early years’ setting, it’s hugely important to be aware of your role in safeguarding children in your care. There are many policies and measures that you are required to comply with to ensure
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