Contextual safeguarding

Contextual safeguarding shifts the way that child protection is considered and addressed. This course will outline how to make your practice a safe space for children and young people.

  • Availability: All staff working in Good Practice Scheme practices
  • Content: Interactive e-learning , quizzes and downloadable resources
  • Indicative GDC development outcomes: A B C D
  • 0.5hr verifiable CPD verifiable CPD
(Not GDC-registered? Contact us at with your name and address and we can help you enrol on this course.)

To introduce the concept of contextual safeguarding and how dental practices can play a role.

  • State the definition of contextual safeguarding
  • Explain how dental practices can contribute
  • Propose a contextual safeguarding action plan for your workplace