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Mouth Care for Adults with Additional Needs e-Learning

Mouth Care for Adults with Additional Needs

A number of conditions can make the provision of mouth care difficult. Some people may need help whilst they overcome an acute illness whilst others require longer term assistance to clean their mouth.

The Mouth Care for Adults with Additional Needs e-Learning describes appropriate mouth care strategies for patients and service users that require additional care both for the treatment of a range of oral health problems and also for patients’ with additional challenges such as acute health issues, challenging behaviour, mental health problems, dementia, refusal of oral care or for people on food supplements. Techniques are described for overcoming challenges and improving access to the mouth.

  • Caring for Someone Else’s Mouth
  • Checking the Mouth
  • Additional Challenges
  • Problem Solving Strategies
  • Summary