December 2013

Volume 30, Issue 4

Dental Public Health in Action - Stakeholder involvement in designing an oral care training package for care home staff

Authors: R.S. Patel K.L. Walls C.S. Drugan
doi: 10.1922/CDH_3233Walls04

Abstract

This paper describes the principles applied and the challenges met while seeking user and other stakeholder perspectives before designing an oral care training package for carers in nursing and residential care facilities. The public health competencies it illustrates include the application of appropriate leadership styles, strategic management, collaborative working and knowledge of research methodology. Key words: caregiver, nursing staff, residential facility, dental care for elderly, proprietary health facilities, training activities

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