Find out more about our Mouth Care Matters lead at Frimley Health

Jessica Cubberley, Mouth Care Matters Lead at Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust I was a Health Care Assistant on an acute ward for three years, so have experienced the challenges faced on a day to day basis of those working on a ward. So after I completed my Foundation Degree in 2016, I started work within … Read moreFind out more about our Mouth Care Matters lead at Frimley Health

The journey so far for our Mouth Care Matters Lead at Brighton and Sussex University Hospital

Almas Ataie – Mouth Care Matters Lead at Brighton and Sussex University Hospital As a speech and language therapist working with mostly vulnerable elderly patients, I see first-hand how mouth care could be improved in the hospital environment. Mouth care has never been given priority as part of personal care. Maybe it is because when the … Read moreThe journey so far for our Mouth Care Matters Lead at Brighton and Sussex University Hospital

Mouth Care Matters Leads at University of Surrey

Mouth Care Matters leads from hospital trusts were invited to take part in a training day for first year student nurses. Delivering training sessions at the university of Surrey on 6th and 7th February 2017. The aim was to educate and engage the student nurses on the importance of oral care for hospitalised patients. To … Read moreMouth Care Matters Leads at University of Surrey

Mouth Care Matters in the Community: Reflection on visit to a care home in Kent

Na Yeoun Kim – Dental Core Trainee in Community Dentistry and Dental Public Health reflects on her visit to a care home. As a dentist working in a Community Dental Services setting, I examine and treat many patients who are resident in care homes. They often come in with their carers. However, I had very limited … Read moreMouth Care Matters in the Community: Reflection on visit to a care home in Kent

Mouth Care Matters training available at East Surrey Hospital

The Mouth Care Matters team are offering classroom based training sessions that are both practical and educational, taking place at East Surrey Hospital. The training sessions cover the following areas: the links between poor oral health and general health the signs and symptoms of mouth conditions and how to manage them mouth care products how … Read moreMouth Care Matters training available at East Surrey Hospital

Mouth Care Matters raises awareness at East Surrey Hospitals Patient Safety week

Someone once said ’knowledge is power and education is the premise of progress’. If this is true, some powerful people have been made during patient safety week at East Surrey Hospital. Patient safety week took place  23– 27 January 2017 . Clinical leads ran taster sessions throughout the week on a variety of patient safety topics. … Read moreMouth Care Matters raises awareness at East Surrey Hospitals Patient Safety week

Mouth Care Matters talks to Speech and Language Therapists

Jessica Mann on behalf of Mouth Care Matters delivered a talk at the Royal College of Speech and Language. The talk took place in London on the 9th December 2016 at the Palliative and Supportive Care Study Day. The aim of the day focused on managing patients with dysphagia in palliative care. The majority of … Read moreMouth Care Matters talks to Speech and Language Therapists

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 … Read moreMouth Care Matters at British Society of Gerodontology Winter Conference 2016

Mouth Care Matters presentation at Living Well for Longer conference a success.

The Living Well for Longer conference took place on the 16th November 2016, focusing on care and support for older people, their carers and family members living across Kent Surrey and Sussex. Presentation topics included Frailty, Dementia and End of Life Care. Delegates listened to examples of good practice, received practical tools and techniques to … Read moreMouth Care Matters presentation at Living Well for Longer conference a success.