Duration- 2.00pm – 5.00pm
Dates: 2nd February or 13th April
This course will be provided for those working with the older person in residential care settings and is suitable for Person in Charge/ Directors of Nursing/ Clinical Nurse Managers and Nurses.
This course is designed to equip participants with oral health knowledge, provide skills in oral health care and to help recognise factors that contribute to poor oral health of the older dependent person in the residential care setting.
Common oral conditions of the elderly
Barriers to oral care
Care of natural teeth
Care of dentures
Oral health risk assessment
Oral care plans
Dental Treatment Services Scheme (GMS) entitlements
HIQA standards in relation to oral care