Oral Health

Oral Health
ENS Training
All Skill Levels
31m 29s

About this course

This course covers:

  • Understand the potential impact of untreated dental pain or mouth infection on the behaviour, and general health and wellbeing of people who cannot articulate their pain or distress or ask for help. (This includes, for example, residents with dementia or communication difficulties)
  • Know how and when to reassess oral health
  • Know how to deliver daily mouth care
  • Know how and when to report any oral health concerns, and how to respond to a person’s changing needs and circumstances
  • Understand the importance of denture marking and how to arrange this for people, with their permission