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Oral Hygiene Online

Our Oral Hygiene course enables attendees to identify the importance of oral hygiene, recognise the anatomy of The Oral Cavity and how good oral hygiene can improve their quality of life.
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Oral Hygiene

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About Oral Hygiene Online

What is the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and what is the 2019 ‘Smiling Matters: Oral Health Care in Care Homes’ guideline? Who is at risk of bad oral hygiene? What are the effects of aging within the mouth? Why might it be difficult for some people to maintain good hygiene? What does a health tongue look like? What does a dry tongue look like and what it is causes by? What is Leukoplakia, what does it look like and what can it be caused by? What is Glossitis, what does it looks like and what is it caused by?
Our Oral Hygiene course will help you answer the questions above and more.
Dental Inspectors attended 100 care homes – 27% of care plans filly covered oral hygiene, 10% have not heard of it, 39% of managers had not heard of NICE and 47% of staff had never received training.

Through our Oral Hygiene course, you will gain an understanding of what assessment tools are and what the acronyms THROAT and OHAT stand for. You will learn the difference between lip conditions these are: Angular Cheilitis, Granulomatous Cheilitis, Exfoliative Cheilitis and Eczematous Cheilitis. You will learn how to correctly care for lips. You will learn what Periodontal Disease is and what it can impact. What are the signs of a healthy mouth.

What does this course cover?

  • Why Oral hygiene is so important.
  • Recognise what mouth conditions can develop if you have bad oral hygiene.
  • Recognise what tools and steps should be taken to clean teeth and dentures.
  • Understand what Thrush is, what it causes and what treatments are there.
  • Demonstrate how to use a care plan relating to an individual’s oral health.
  • Develop knowledge of what the effective and ineffective oral cleaning solutions are.
  • Explore reasons to why ageing might increase the possibility of bad oral health.

Who is our Oral Hygiene Online for?

Our Oral Hygiene course is for anyone who works with older adults as our course is specifically designed and aimed at the elderly care sector.

What will you achieve?

  • Discuss the importance and uses of saliva.
  • Discuss what medication can cause dry mouth.
  • Recognise the importance of oral health.
  • Be able to understand a care plan as well as how to use a care plan.
  • Discuss why good oral hygiene may be difficult to maintain.
  • Evaluate the different conditions relating to the mouth, tongue, and lips.
  • Develop knowledge, skills, and strategies to develop good hygiene techniques.

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Jay Benjamin
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I can say with all truth that this service is class A1. We have used there Breakaway Restraint/conflict management & also E-learning courses services for many years now & everything has been delivered professionally and extremely clearly with no problems.
Louise Sullivan
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I have been on several training courses run by this company over the last. Each time the trainer have been really good at making the course contact interesting and interactive. This certainly helps me to remember everything. Would recommend them.
Nicola Olorenshaw
Nicola Olorenshaw
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I absolutely love attending training with Able Training. The courses are professionally prepared and delivered and the trainers are of a very high standard and are very engaging and knowledgeable. Awesome!
Rebecca Markham
Rebecca Markham
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Fantastic training , I have participated in a number of courses over the last 12 months , each course has been very interesting and helpful to my role as a foster Carer , the information is presented in a interesting way and gets each point across effectively, I would highly recommend them ! I am looking forward to more in the near future .
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Able training delivered Conflict management to our staff and they all found it extremely useful, feedback included; 'I really enjoyed this course, I found the facilitator very enthusiastic and passionate about the subject. The course was highly informative and I would recommend it. Thank you Able training!
Ronnie Passe
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Great 'Restraint training' course at Earlham Primary School in North London. Very professional and would highly recommend to other schools. Friendly, to the point, and tailored to our requirements. Thank you.

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We work with specialists including doctors, nurses, dietitians and psychologists to keep our courses up to date and relevant.


We work with specialists including doctors, nurses, dietitians and psychologists to keep our courses up to date and relevant.

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Training can be delivered at a venue of your choice or at one of our training locations across the UK.

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Whether you’re an established enterprise or a growing startup, we’ve got your training needs covered. Trusted by companies of all sizes including:
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