Safeguarding Children for Healthcare Staff

This mandatory course aims to increase staff awareness of their roles and responsibilities when reporting childcare concerns, and will ensure that you and your staff are aware of recent developments in the field of safeguarding children.

*Currently running as a Webinar via ZOOM*

Suitable for: All staff working in a healthcare environment.

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To provide knowledge and an understanding of individual roles and responsibilities within the safeguarding of children including recognising and responding to abuse.


  • Identify different types of abuse.
  • Outline signs of abuse and how to recognise them.
  • Discuss the role as a professional.
  • Identify recent changes in legislation and guidance affecting your work.
  • Discuss scenario based exercises.
  • Outline confidentiality and sharing information


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At the end of the course delegates should be able to:

  • Describe the signs and indicators of child abuse and maltreatment.
  • Be able to state own/colleagues roles, responsibilities and those of other agencies.
  • Demonstrate the principles/dilemmas of information sharing.
  • Describe the key principles of documentation when there are safeguarding concerns.
  • Identify different types of abuse and how to recognise.
  • Discuss the relevant legislation relating to child protection.
  • Discuss how to access relevant resources to help inform assessment.

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6.30pm – 9.30pm


*Price correct as of Spring 2022

Accredited by

3 CPD Hours


Course available in-house