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Child Protection and POVA


Course Description

CPD Hours:

Course Aim

This course is aimed at the whole dental team and will give the professional an understanding of their ethical responsibility to safeguard vulnerable patients.


  • To explore the patients that could be considered vulnerable or at risk within the dental setting
  • To understand the key concepts of capacity and best interests in relation to vulnerable adults & children
  • To be able to recognise signs of abuse and neglect
  • To understand the procedure that should be used when concerns of abuse are identified
  • To understand the records required when concerns are raised

Course structure

This course provides 3 hours of verifiable CPD. The course will comprise of group and individual work supported by our tutors.

Certificates will be issued on successful completion

Course In-House Training Session Request Form

Course Required
Practice Information
Name GDC Number Operations
Size/dimensions of room adequate for numbers?
Is there a plain wall to project onto?
Is seating adequate for seeing this wall for the whole session for all learners?