Statement of Acknowledgement

We acknowledge and respect the traditional custodians on whose ancestral lands we provide dental services.

We acknowledge the deep feeling of attachment and relationship of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to Country.

We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people attending our services.

We are committed to improving the oral health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices and names of people who have passed away.

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Better Oral Health - Home Care

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Resource Package

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

Further information & resources

Please refer to the online training module and the following resources for more information and resources