Mouth Care Matters (supporting people with learning disabilities)

Poor oral health can lead to pain and tooth loss, negatively affecting self-esteem and the ability to eat, laugh, smile and enjoy life.

Developed and delivered in partnership with Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust (RCHT), Health Education England, Public Health England and Kernow Clinical Commissioning Group the session will raise awareness of the full spectrum of mouth care.

This includes considering swallowing difficulties, nutrition and hydration as well as practical advice around dental hygiene. Local experts will be on hand to offer guidance on how best to support those with learning disabilities with this vital aspect of overall wellbeing. The webinar will also offer the opportunity to ask questions and signpost to key mouth care resources and opportunities for further training.