What you'll learn

Understand the importance of oral health and the potential effect on their general health, well-being and dignity

Understand the potential impact of untreated dental pain or mouth infection on the behaviour and general health and well-being of people who cannot articulate their pain or distress or ask for help ( this includes, for example, residents with dementia or communication difficulties)

Know how to deliver daily mouth care

Know how and when to reassess oral health

Know how and when to report any oral health concerns, and how to respond to a person’s changing needs and circumstances

Understand the importance of denture marking and how to arrange this for people, with their permission

Oral Health Awareness