Assisting Older Adults Living with Dementia with Oral Hygiene
Objectives: Apply person-centered care strategies for assisting older adults living with dementia with oral hygiene. Recognize best practices for maintaining the client’s dignity, independence, and choice while providing assistance with oral hygiene. Suggest adaptations and equipment for clients who need additional support during oral hygiene care.
Description: This class covers how to apply person-centered care when assisting clients living with dementia with oral hygiene. Caregivers will learn how to support the client’s dignity, independence, and choice during the process of providing oral hygiene. Health considerations and adaptive equipment for oral hygiene are also covered.