For the past three years, newly qualified dentists in Kent, Surrey, and Sussex (KSS) have been involved in a Mouth Care Matters project aiming to improve the oral health of residents in care homes. Each year, cohorts of newly qualified dentists visit a selection of care homes to provide free in-house mouth care training sessions … Read moreMouth Care Matters – Working with local dentists to improve the oral health of care home residents
Mouth Care Matters (MCM) is delighted to announce its new collaboration with Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH). Great Ormond Street is an international leader in the delivery of excellence in healthcare for children. As a very busy hospital with many of its referrals from overseas, GOSH treats many children. The MCM Programme, focusing on … Read moreMouth Care Matters Collaborates with Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
It’s Dementia Action Week: 21st – 27th May 2018. Dementia Action Week encourages people to take action to improve the lives of those affected by dementia. Maintaining good oral health for people living with dementia should be part of their overall care. The Mouth Care Matters initiative works to raise awareness between the links of good … Read moreDementia Action Week
MCM Commences Training for the National Roll-Out at Croydon University Hospital – 27th and 28th February 2017. Despite the cold and snow, eight enthusiastic staff from Croydon University Hospital attended their two-day training session for Mouth Care Matters. The staff consisted of Practice Educators, Nurses, Health Care Assistants and a Speech and Language Therapist. The … Read moreMouth Care Matters Comes To Croydon
Skills for Health and Health Education England launches an Elearning course on the introduction to oral health. Mouth Care Matters (MCM), a Health Education England funded project to improve the oral health of adults in hospital and in the community is helping to support vulnerable patients with mouth care. This new Elearning course is designed to … Read moreFree Interactive Oral Health Elearning Course Available
Mouth Care Matters working in partnership with the Royal Hospital of Neuro-disability. Mouth Care Matters is delighted to be working with the Royal Hospital of Neuro-disability (RHN) to develop an oral health training programme supporting staff, carers and patients to maintain good oral health. The RHN is a specialist residential neuro-disability hospital in South London … Read moreMouth Care Matters – Working to improve the oral health of people with Neuro-disability.
A reflection by Rachael Otukoya, a Dental Core Trainee in Special Care Dentistry at Surrey & Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. Working in East Surrey Hospital as a dental core trainee has given me a unique insight into seeing patients on the wards. Patients, of different ages, genders and reasons for being admitted into hospital-either due … Read moreMouth Care Matters in an Acute Setting: “Dentist on the Wards – A Dental Core Trainee Perspective”
Mouth Care Matters is delighted to offer this new informative video on the proper way for tooth brushing. This clear and instructive resource illustrates the appropriate way to brush your teeth. It also instructs the proper way to care for and brush another individual’s teeth. This is a valuable resource especially to those who must … Read moreMouth Care Matters Announces Exciting Video Tutorial on How to Brush Your Teeth
Listen to Loraine Lee, describing her role over the past year as a Mouth Care Matters Lead at East Surrey Hospital.
Mouth Care Matters (MCM) National Roll-Out. Mouth Care Matters has been successfully piloted across Kent, Surrey and Sussex over the past year focusing on improving oral health. Research shows that oral care is often lacking in hospital and community care settings, especially to those patients who may be unable to carry out their own personal … Read moreBids are out for the National Roll-Out