This course is vital not only to the oral health of your clients but their general health too. Poor oral hygiene can cause a number of diseases, such as respiratory infections, cardiovascular disease and diabetic complications. It’s not just about having pearly whites, having your staff know about oral health and how to care properly could save the lives of your clients.
Oral Health Awareness
The aim of this course is to greater increase your knowledge of oral health within the care sector and its impacts, as well as the relevant legislation.
The key points covered in this course are:
- Effects on general health, well-being and dignity
- Impact of untreated dental pain and communication difficulties
- Delivering daily mouth care
- Reassessing oral health
- Reporting oral health concerns
- Responding to needs
- Denture marking
Category: Health & Social Care Courses