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Oral Healthcare Training/Workshop PORTSMOUTH

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The Brookfield Hotel

93 Havant Rd

Emsworth

PO10 7LF

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The course has been designed for oral champions, trainers and senior staff members in care homes.

Being a good trainer is the result of developing skills to bring information to an audience. After completing a train the trainer seminar you should feel confident to engage and use your new skills back in the workplace.

Train the Trainer Seminar

Key Subjects

  • Mouth Care Assessments

  • Person Centred Care - Best Practice in Daily Mouth Care

  • Mouth Care Policy development and implementation

  • Delivering Better Oral Health Toolkit

  • Impact of oral health on general health and well being


Aims

  • Increase awareness of the importance of oral health for the elderly

  • Provide carers with the knowledge and ability to plan and deliver daily mouth care within residential and nursing care homes

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course participants will be able to:

  1. Complete Mouth Care Assessments

  2. Design and implement Mouth Care Policy in accordance with NICE Guidelines and CQC recommendations

  3. Recognise abnormalities in the mouth

  4. Provide, and support others with providing Daily Mouth Care in residential and nursing homes

SYLLABUS

Outline the implications of NICE Guidelines ‘Oral Health for Adults in Care Homes’ 2016

  1. Mouth care assessments

  2. Daily Mouth Care

    1. Oral hygiene techniques

    2. Xerostomia (dry mouth)

    3. Handling challenging behaviour towards mouth care

  3. Oral Health Policies within Care Homes

  4. Delivering Better Oral Health Toolkit

  5. Basic oral anatomy

  6. Recognising oral abnormalities

  7. Suspected cancer; recognition and referral

  8. Impact of dental pain or mouth infection on behaviour, and general health and well-being

  9. Potential effects of oral health on an individual's general health, well-being and dignity.

  10. Denture care

  11. Complex Dentistry - management in a Care Home setting


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93 Havant Rd

Emsworth

PO10 7LF

United Kingdom

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