Dental Hygiene for Older People - Online Course - CPDUK Accredited

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    Dental Hygiene for Older People – Online Training Course – Level 1 - CPDUK Accredited. 

    Dental Hygiene for Older People - Online CPDUK Accredited - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

    Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's online Dental Hygiene for Older People training course. All our online training courses, programmes and qualifications are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK).

    This online Dental Hygiene for Older People training course will help learners describe oral health care, explain the importance of oral health and give examples of why good oral health is essential for older people.

    This online Dental Hygiene for Older People training course also provides learners understanding of the importance of daily mouth care and denture care and how and when to deliver this.

    Course content

    This online Dental Hygiene for Older People training course includes the following:

    • Introduction
    • Session 1 - Key definitions
    • Session 2 - Importance of oral hygiene
    • Session 3 - Dental disease and treatment.

    Who is the course for?

    This Dental Hygiene for Older People e-Learning course is suitable for the following:

    • Domiciliary care workers
    • Home caregivers
    • Locum and agency care workers
    • Community healthcare assistants
    • Support workers
    • Care assistants.

    Course aims

    The aims of this Dental Hygiene for Older People e-learning course are to:

    • Know what oral health care is and why it is important.
    • Know the effects poor oral health can have on the general health, wellbeing and dignity of an older person.
    • Know the potential impact of untreated dental pain and mouth infections on the older person.
    • Know the potential impact on the health and wellbeing of older people with complex and changing needs.

    Learning objectives

    On completion of this online Dental Hygiene for Older People training course, the learner will be able to:

    • Have an understanding of the importance of daily mouth care and denture care and how and when to deliver this.
    • Know when to report oral health care concerns and how and when to document oral health care.

    Learning outcomes

    On completion of this Dental Hygiene for Older People E-Learning course, the learner will be able to:

    • Describe oral health care.
    • Explain the importance of oral health in older people.
    • Give examples of why good oral health is essential for older people.
    • Give examples of how oral health care affect the health, wellbeing and dignity of an older person.
    • Explain the impact of untreated dental pain and mouth infections on the older person.  
    • Describe when to report and document oral health care concerns.
    • Explain the impact on the health and wellbeing of older people with complex needs.
    • Explain giving examples of when and how to assess oral health.
    • Explain how and when to deliver daily mouth and dental care for people with natural teeth and people with no teeth or dentures.
    • Explain the changing needs and circumstances of an older person.

    Dental Hygiene for Older People - e-Learning Course - CPDUK Certified - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

    Dental Hygiene for Older People - Online Training Course - Level 1 CPDUK Accredited.

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