Dental professionals are required to make and keep accurate dental records of care provided to patients. In addition to the items listed below, you should ensure that patient records are accurate, complete, legible, up to date, stored and shared appropriately.
This purpose of this article is to provide a 45-minute interactive training outline that could be suitable for a staff meeting, staff development group, small group CPD session or for individual study. The training outline is included here while the PowerPoint slides and an accompanying participants’ handout are available to download.
Mandatory requirements include a written scheme where all the waterlines in a practice have a systems risk assessment, although not all the systems will require control measures in place.
Q. Are the Deprivation of Liberties Safeguards (DoLS) relevant to me as a dental practitioner?