Oral Care in Health and Social Care

Good oral care such as daily brushing and flossing, alongside the body’s natural defences, help to keep bacteria in the mouth under control. However, without proper oral hygiene, bacteria can reach higher levels that could cause oral infections, tooth decay and gum disease.

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Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification

Evidence of your competency to employers

Learn effective oral care within health and social care

Further your personal and professional development

Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

What you will learn:

Unit 1 – Principles of oral health care

Unit 2 – Oral hygiene equipment and support

Unit 3 – Principles of promoting a person-centred approach to
oral hygiene

Unit 4 – Principles for providing oral care in a health and social care

Unit 5 – Providing oral care in care settings

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Aged 24+, or if 19-23 must have completed a Level 2 or above qualification previously.
  • Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study