Neuro-disability Resources

The below resources are available to view or download:

 

Factsheets:

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.

 

Supporting people with a neuro-disability to maintain good oral health

Cleaning the mouth of an adult with a Neuro-Disability

Dry mouth in adults with a neuro-disability

Lip and tongue biting in people with a neuro-disability

Oral Hypersensitivity

Reduced saliva control in adults with a neuro-disability (drooling)

Care-resistant behavior towards mouth care in people with a neuro-disability

Mouth care for people with Huntington’s disease

Safe Oral Suctioning in Adults with a Neuro-disability

Denture care for adults with a neuro-disability

 

Each factsheet covers the key points and also provides practical information on how to support people to maintain a clean and comfortable mouth.

 

For further information, please contact the dental team at the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability at dental@rhn.org.uk.