Mouth Care Matters at British Society of Gerodontology Winter Conference 2016

The British Society of Gerodontology held their Winter Conference on the 1st December 2016. The conference theme was Safeguarding for the Future. Professor Stephen Lambert-Humble and Dr Mili Doshi were invited to speak about Mouth Care Matters.

Professor Stephen Lambert-Humble’s inspiring speech gave an overview of the Mouth Care Matters programme so far. He then went on to outline plans for the future and emphasised the importance of sharing information. Dr Mili Doshi’s also gave an engaging speech focusing on work at East Surrey Hospital and the current roll out programme across Kent,Surrey and Sussex.

Visit the British Society of Gerodontology website to view and also download some of the presentations from this conference.

Professor Stephen Lambert-Humble said”It is important that we share work nationally”

Three posters were also accepted to be presented on Mouth Care Matters at the conference:

Winning Poster

Mouth Care Matters Poster

1. Creating a mouth care recording pack, by Jalpa Patel.

2. Mouth Care Matters, Community and Acute,  by  Ash Basra.

3. Service improvement plan to reduce denture loss, by Jessica Mann.

We are delighted to confirm Ash won the best poster for a trainee, and Jalpa won the best overall poster.