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Resources for aged care workers

Aged care workers

Good oral health is vital for wellbeing at all ages. Below is some information that can assist carers and service providers to improve oral health of older people in their care.

Resources for you


Oral health for older people: a practical guide for aged care services
  
Aged care services guideThis publication is an important step in promoting the oral health of older Victorians; particularly those who are home bound or are being cared for in residential facilities.
 
 icon Read the practical guide for aged care services
 
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Better Oral Health in Residential Care (SA Dental Service)
  
 OH in residential careA guide produced by the South Australian Dental Service to assist nurses and care workers to support better oral health in residential care facilities.
 
icon Read the guide for better oral health in residential care [PDF - 9.3 MB]
 
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Eat for health
  
 Eat for healthEat for health is a one stop shop for information about eating well. It houses the Australian Dietary Guidelines (2013) and includes a range of resources.
 
icon Visit the eat for health website
 


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Information for your clients

 
icon How to brush guide (includes denture care) [PDF - 534 KB]
 

icon How to floss guide [PDF - 222 KB]

iconHow smoking affects your mouth [PDF - 457 KB]

icon Top 10 oral health tips for older adults

 
icon Translated oral health information
 
PDF Full DHSV resource library


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