This session will include a discussion with panel members who will share their perspectives on the impact of food and medications on oral health, with a focus on successes, challenges and recommendations on using food for medication delivery. The focus will be on using the resources to assist long-term care (LTC) homes to integrate evidence-based practices in providing oral care to residents.
This webinar is intended for LTC leaders facilitating practice change and direct care staff who will benefit from reviewing the clinical issues in oral care and the evidence that supports the recommendations and the process to implement oral care evidence-based practices.
Speech language pathologist
Ibo MacDonald, RNAO LTC Best Practice Co-ordinator – Champlain
Heather Woodbeck, RNAO LTC Best Practice Co-ordinator – North West
During this course, participants will learn how to:
- Improve oral health knowledge and skills of LTC staff
- Improve monitoring and evaluation of oral care indicators in LTC
- Foster evidence-based oral health programs in LTC