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Meet Our Safeguarding Team

Safeguarding Lead

Lauren Andrews

Dentist

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Level 3 Safeguarding Trained

 

Safeguarding Team

Daisy Bambrick – Dental Nurse Manager

Level 2 Safeguarding Trained

Kelly Harnett – Practice Manager

Level 2 Safeguarding Trained

Tiffany Redding – Front of House Manager

Level 2 Safeguarding Trained

All our team are DBS checked and trained in Safeguarding Children and Adults.


Children and Adults at Risk Safeguarding Policy

The practice is committed to complying with legislation and statutory guidance to protect children and adults at risk of abuse or neglect. The practice has an effective process for identifying and responding appropriately to signs and allegations of abuse. There is also an effective process for preventing abuse before it occurs and minimising the risks of further abuse once it has occurred.

Kelly Harnett is the Practice Safeguarding Lead for children and adults.

A child is defined as a person under the age of 18. An ‘Adult at Risk’ is any adult who has needs for care and support by reason of mental or other disability, age or illness; (whether or not the L.A. is meeting any of those needs); is experiencing, or at risk of abuse or neglect; and as a result of those care and support needs is unable to protect themselves from either the risk of, or the experience of abuse or neglect. The Care Act 2014 introduced the term ‘Adult at Risk’ replacing the phrase ‘vulnerable adult’, however the two are used interchangeably within this policy and supporting documents.

All team members are trained to recognise signs of abuse in children and adults at risk. Training to take appropriate action including recording and reporting is provided at induction and at regular intervals.

Any suspicions and allegations of abuse are taken seriously and responded to swiftly and appropriately.

All team members are required to undergo appropriate DBS/PVG/Access NI checks. The practice does not employ anyone who has been barred from working with and treating children or adults at risk.

Good practice guidelines
A chaperone is always present when treating a child or vulnerable adult.
Gratuitous physical contact is never made with a patient. If a patient needs comforting, team members use discretion to ensure that any physical contact is appropriate.

Any concerns are referred to Lauren Andrews or one of our safeguarding officers: Daisy Bambrick, Kelly Harnett or Tiffany Redding.


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What Our Patients Say About Us


  • Having recently had serious tooth ache I managed to get booked into El Nashar, and I can honestly say from start to finish I was well looked after. I was seen by Victoria and Mary and they both made me feel calm and relaxed even though I was in tremendous pain. And a special thanks to Tiffany who helped me with booking more appointments and also gave me the relevant information I needed for my health insurance. All round fantastic service. What a team!!

    Matthew King - See Google Reviews

  • This is a dental practice where professionalism, patient care, compassion and honesty take second place to profit. Their pricing is more than fair and on two recent occasions they have waived charges which I would have readily accepted. And Vicky Lee’s confident, cheerful and relaxing manner almost makes a dental appointment, even when it’s an extraction, something to look forward to. El-Nashar, God’s gift to dentistry in South Devon!

    Peter Kaye - See Google Reviews

  • After feeling let down by my NHS dentist my husband managed to get me an emergency appointment at El Nashar. I have been in absolute agony for a few weeks and feeling totally drained. From the minute I walked in I felt welcome, the reception team were lovely and very informative. I was seen by Jo and Mary and all I can say is I’ve never felt so relaxed at a dentist appointment. Jo went above and beyond to help me and the customer service all round was exceptional :)

    Alexis Prescott - See Google Reviews


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