The PowerPoint presentations below have been created to aid the oral health training of those you work with.
The SACN (Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition) have created a report titled ‘Feeding in the First Year of Life‘. Section 8 is most relevant to oral health.
Access the PowerPoint presentations below to support your work or learn how to look after yourself and your family
The links below are available to help ensure CQC requirements are met within your residential care home or support home. Feel free to adapt them for your use as they should be tailored to meet the individual needs of the residents.
Oral health needs assessment and oral care plan
with thanks to the Mouth Care Matters initiative run by NHS Health Education England
The link below hosts a great deal of information about oral care and people with learning disabilities. Toward the bottom of the page are interactive links that might be particularly helpful. www.gov.uk/government/publications/oral-care-and-people-with-learning-disabilities/oral-care-and-people-with-learning-disabilities.
Use the easy read leaflets below with the service users to help them achieve good oral health and overcome any fears about attending the dentist.
Due to covid-19 there are some changes to the way we work. These leaflets might help to ensure the service users you work with know what to expect. www.northdevonhealth.nhs.uk/services/learning-disability-service/for-patients/
These documents have been designed to help with specific issues when providing oral health care.
Toothbrushing technique is important to ensure the teeth are clean. These videos are really useful and will help grow confidence when brushing the mouths of those you’re caring for.
Last updated: July 1, 2020