Jane Peterson: Speaking at the Dementia, Care & Nursing Home Expo Birmingham

Knowledge Oral Healthcare

Jane Peterson

Mouth care – The alarming truth about the impact poor oral health has on vulnerable adults and how neglecting mouth care will affect your rating.

This presentation will increase your understanding of why oral care has been put on the CQC list. It will look into poor oral care cases that have affected care homes and highlight the attitudes, knowledge and skills of the care team and discuss practical best practice advice as well as explore the myths around some oral health ideas and discuss the alarming facts on how poor oral health impacts vulnerable adults.


Biography

Jane qualified as a dental hygienist from the Eastman Dental Institute in 1995. She holds a BSc in Oral Health Promotion which highlighted the need for oral health promotion in care homes. The course enabled Jane to reflect on the oral health status and develop preventive strategies for care staff and residents in care homes. Because of her experience she understands the challenges staff face with daily mouth care. Jane now dedicates her time training caregivers and healthcare professionals.

Knowledge Oral Healthcare

Jane Peterson

Mouth care – The alarming truth about the impact poor oral health has on vulnerable adults and how neglecting mouth care will affect your rating.

This presentation will increase your understanding of why oral care has been put on the CQC list. It will look into poor oral care cases that have affected care homes and highlight the attitudes, knowledge and skills of the care team and discuss practical best practice advice as well as explore the myths around some oral health ideas and discuss the alarming facts on how poor oral health impacts vulnerable adults.