Mouth Care for Learning Disabilities
(Suitable for all levels of staff)
Our courses offer your team with the skills, knowledge and materials required to deliver all your Oral Healthcare and awareness training to caregivers involved in daily mouth care.
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ESSENTIAL ORAL CARE TRAINING FOR ALL CARERS AND SPEECH THERAPISTS THAT WORK/ASSIST PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES
Training includes knowledge and understanding of the potential impact of learning disabilities and the risks to oral health. Training groups are valuable to discuss difficult issues and help staff Quality oral health care contribute to holistic health.
Professional training delivered at your workplace with registered Dental Care Professionals
COURSE TITLE Essential Mouth Care for Learning Disabilities
TYPE All care homes
Dementia, nursing, residential, assisted living - community care
CATEGORY Oral Care Training
LEVEL Mulit -level suitable for all staff levels
CAPACITY Maximum limit 12
DURATION 2 hrs
COST £265 (+VAT)
ACCREDITED by the British Society of Dental Hygiene & Therapy
BSDHT does not approve or endorse all CPD courses unless clearly stated on the individual courses.
The training session will raise awareness of the importance of daily mouth care as well as practical advice for those people that are dependent or need assistance in oral care techniques. Provide carers with the knowledge and ability to plan and deliver daily mouth care within care homes and domiciliary care. Our training is bespoke to each care homes requirements.
On successful completion of this course participants will be able to:
-Have a better understanding of how to assist people with learning disabilities in carrying out basic daily oral hygiene procedures
-Have a better understanding of the prevention of oral diseases and the maintenance of good oral health to include dietary recommendations that are in line with healthy eating policies
-Recognise the need for specialised mouth care and supporting people who require assistance
-Be able to identify the links between poor oral health and the effects on the body
-Be able to outline the NICE Guidelines and Quality Standards and what this means for you so that you are better prepared for CQC
-Be able to carry out an Oral Health Assessment
-Create oral care plans for all residents
-Acknowledge coping strategies for residents with challenging behaviour towards mouth care
-Provide Daily Mouth Care for highly dependent and medically compromised People with disabilities
-Design and implement Mouth Care Policy in accordance with NICE Guidelines and CQC recommendations
-NEW Have a better understanding of how viruses can be transmitted via the oral cavity and advice on how to reduce airborne microorganisms in the mouth. Discussing protocol to lower the spread of disease.
AT THE END OF THE COURSE THE CARE HOME WILL BE GIVEN:
ORAL CARE POLICY TEMPLATE
ORAL HEALTH ASSESSMENT FORMS
ORAL CARE BOOKLET (FOR CARE HOME)
HANDOUTS (FOR STAFF)
QUICK REFERENCE POSTER
MOUTH CARE WITHOUT A BATTLE VIDEO
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