We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone that has supported the drive to improve the oral health for people of all ages in hospitals. Helping people with mouth care is an essential part of patient care, a clean and comfortable mouth allows people to eat, communicate and is important for overall dignity. The … Read moreThe Mouth Care Matters programme has now closed.
This New Year we are delighted to be releasing a new Paediatric resource. This highly awaited Mini Mouth Care Matters Guide is full of valuable information to support making an improvement towards mouth care in a paediatric setting. The guide is a paediatric take on the original adult guide, covering a wide range of topics … Read moreMouth Care Matters Guides Launched
New Mouth Care Matters valuable toolkit now available to download We have developed a resource that will help support health care professionals to improve the standards of mouth care for adult inpatients during their hospital stay. The toolkit covers audits, staff and patient surveys, training ideas, people to collaborate with in a hospital and … Read moreToolkit for Improving Mouth Care in Hospitals – Released Today
Mouth Care Matters are excited to launch their latest video – Supporting Patients in Hospital Who Are Resistant to Mouth Care. As part of our work with trusts in England, care resistant behavior was the number one barrier to providing mouth care. We have developed a video is to explain why a patient may be … Read moreNew video launched – Supporting Patients Who Are Resistant To Mouth Care
We are delighted to be able to offer a further one day train-the-trainer event on Friday 15th November in London at Stewart House, Russell Square. To you we will be offering: A one-day training programme with a train-the-trainer approach, This will equip individuals with the skills and knowledge to enable them to start to implement an oral … Read moreMouth Care Matters London Train-The-Trainer Date Announced
The neuro-disability oral health factsheets were developed by a multi-disciplinary team at the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability. They provide information and guidance for health care professionals on maintaining good oral health. People with a neuro-disability are more susceptible to problems with their mouths and providing oral care can sometimes be challenging. Ten factsheets are available … Read moreMouth Care Matters factsheets for people with neuro-disabilities available
Mini Mouth Care Matters (Mini MCM) is delighted to announce resources are now available to download. The Mini Mouth Care Matters team have been working hard to create fantastic resources, these will allow trusts to use when implementing change towards improving mouth care for their patients. Resources include: Recording and Assessment Forms Mini MCM Mascot … Read moreMini Mouth Care Matters Launches Resources!
Dental Factsheets helping to Bridge the gap between Dental and Pharmacy. Did you know that dental issues are one of the most common symptom groups for callers to NHS 111, particularly at weekends. Many patients visiting emergency departments could be managed by other services including community pharmacies.The HEE Dental and Pharmacy teams across London and … Read moreHealth Education England (HEE) and LaSE Pharmacy Teams Launch Further Dental Factsheets
Mouth Care Matters (MCM) introduces an insightful account on patient care. This video highlights the importance of implementing programmes like MCM to improve an individual’s overall health and wellbeing. Betty is like a lot of patients admitted to hospital across the country; very proud of her teeth and mouth. Following an unplanned admission, Betty’s oral … Read moreBetty’s Story: A Reflection on the Importance of Oral Health
To celebrate #dentistry24 we have released a new video resource. This video shows the links between oral health and general health and is aimed at health care professionals and carers whose roles involve supporting people with mouth care. The resource shows how poor oral health can lead to a number of health conditions and why … Read moreVideo Resource: Oral Health and General Health