To increase the knowledge and understanding of the oral health needs of people with disabilities and to explore the key roles that staff have to maintain good oral health for their service users.
By the end of this course participants will have:
- The ability to recognise the importance of oral health to general health and wellbeing
- Explored the role that carers have in prevention of dental disease
- The ability to manage specific complications and identify oral hygiene methods.
Who should attend?
Those from the public or voluntary sectors and carers who are supporting people with physical or learning disabilities and who can have a direct influence on the oral health of people within their care.