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CPD Approx.1:30 Hours

P198 Domestic Abuse in Dentistry – Speak Out

Speakers: Preetee Hylton RDNDr Alison Gregory Dr Sandi Dheensa BSc, MSc, PhD

  • About This Course

In collaboration with BADN and CGDent, this recorded webinar explores how dental professionals play an essential role in the safeguarding of patients and colleagues; safeguarding training is mandatory for all members of dental staff. We have a duty to learn how to recognise signs of abuse and act accordingly to preserve our patients’ and colleagues’ safety. This presentation focusses on the importance of employers creating a safe space for their employees to ask for help if they are being subjected to domestic abuse. The Employer’s Initiative for Domestic Abuse is discussed. This is an evolving community working towards supporting domestic abuse victims and providing access to services to assist perpetrators stop. The aim is to work towards making a systematic change in the way domestic abuse is handled in dentistry.

Warning: This video contains themes that some people may find distressing.

Learning Outcomes


  • Understand the various types of domestic abuse
  • Recognise the possible signs domestic abuse
  • Be confident assisting patients and colleagues who require support if they are going through domestic abuse
  • Work together as a team to create a safe space in the workplace
  • Grasp the importance of the Employer’s Initiative on Domestic Abuse (EIDA)


On completion of this recorded webinar you will recognise signs of abuse and act accordingly to preserve patients’ and colleagues’ safety.

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