The Better Oral Health in Home Care resource package was funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services under the Encouraging Better Practice in Aged Care (EBPAC) Initiative (2012-2014).
The resource package explains how you can support older people to maintain good oral health at home.
A set of simple preventative strategies shows you how to encourage older people to
- care for their natural teeth
- care for their dentures
- find relief of dry mouth
- eat tooth-friendly foods
- see a dental professional
- quit smoking.
Four key oral health processes
You will learn how to put these strategies into action by following four key oral health processes