This factsheet gives a summary of the simple steps that parents, carers and children can take every day to protect and improve their oral health. The evidence based advice is from Delivering Better Oral Health.
Oral health is part of general health and wellbeing and contributes to the development of a healthy child and school readiness. Tooth decay is the most common oral disease affecting children and young people in England, yet it is largely preventable.
All of the resources available will help you to support the forthcoming Sugar Smart campaign locally. We have web banners, still adverts for TVs/screensavers, an A4 poster, an email signature, out of home advertising that can be used on local bus stops, and a printable event banner that can be used to support local events.
Work your way around the Child health learning topic, taking part in bite-sized interactive challenges that will help you and your team give advice to parents/guardians. The challenges look at the juvenile vaccination programme, dealing with diarrhoea or a fever, while equipping the team to deal with any safeguarding issues.
You can access this learning here: Child health - theLearningpharmacy.com
Learning Objectives:On completion of all aspects of this learning programme you should be able to:
The aim of this learning resource is to give you the skills, knowledge and confidence to deal professionally with any safeguarding issues that may arise in the course of your practice.
Completion of the programme and the associated Level 2 assessment will fulfil the safeguarding requirements at Level 2 for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians as required for the Quality Payment Scheme and by the intercollegiate document Safeguarding children and young people.
Completion of the programme and the associated Level 1 assessment will allow pharmacy support staff to prove their competence at Level 1 as required by the intercollegiate document Safeguarding children and young people.
3h:00m (for events this includes pre and post event learning)
Learning Objectives:On completion of all aspects of this learning programmme you should be able to:
This programme will help you consider the differences in optimising medicines use in children, and deals with altered drug handling, unlicensed or off-label medicines, and effective communication with children.
5h:00m (for events this includes pre and post event learning)
Learning Objectives:On completion of all aspects of this programme you should be able to:
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