Brushing up on oral health video
Welcome to the Brushing up on oral health videos – oral health in disability residential services.
These short videos are based on oral health practice instructions for Disability Services and complement the information found in Section 5.10 of the Residential Services Practice Manual.
They provide the viewer with visual demonstrations of how to support a person’s daily oral hygiene needs.
These videos provide guidance for disability support workers and other carers*.
Brushing up on oral health | Chapter 1
Title: Introduction: why dental care is so important
Brushing up on oral health | Chapter 2
Title: General strategies
Brushing up on oral health | Chapter 3
Title: Oral hygiene technique
Brushing up on oral health | Chapter 4
Title: The best way to brush teeth
Brushing up on oral health | Chapter 5
Title: The best way to floss teeth
Brushing up on oral health | Chapter 6
Title: The best way to clean dentures
Brushing up on oral health | Chapter 7
Title: Overcoming resistance to oral health care
Brushing up on oral health | Chapter 8
Title: Overcoming other challenges
Brushing up on oral health | Chapter 9
Title: Where to find answers, advice and information
*Please note: The images shown in these videos are accepted as best practice at the time of production (March 2010). Disability support workers should regularly update their skills and knowledge, and exercise their judgement when applying this information.Copyright is owned by the State of Victoria, 2009.
You may not publish, reproduce, adapt, modify, communicate or otherwise use any part of these videos (in particular for commercial purposes) without permission from The Department of Human Services.
Supporting Every Smile
everysmile.dhsv.org.au has been set up by DHSV as a central resource for Disability Support workers.
For more information about oral health care please visit everysmile.dhsv.org.au