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Gerodontology and Special Care Study Day

Date Friday 22 June 2018

Refreshments 8:30

Registration 9:00

Lectures 9:15

Questions and Close 16:30

LocationNovotel, Bostock Lane, Long Eaton, NG10 4EP
DivisionEast Midlands

BDA member £50

Non-member £75

DCPs £50

​​Learning objectives

James Shaw

  • to define the frailty syndrome, introduce frailty scales and common problems
  • to be aware of polypharmacy in the elderly and common problems associated with dentistry
  • to discuss multimorbidity and its impact on elderly patients
  • to have an understanding of the role of the geriatrician in primary care and discuss the interface with community dental service
  • to receive an update on Parkinsons Disease.

Mili Doshi

Learning Outcomes- Lecture 1

  • To have a greater understanding of the safeguarding issues around oral health for patients in hospital
  • To learn how the Mouth Care Matters programme developed and has made long term changes to patient care in hospitals
  • To be able to apply the principles of the Mouth Care Model to patients in care homes and their own homes.
  • To reflect on whether dental services need to integrate more with other health care providers.

Learning Outcome- Lecture 2

  • To be aware of how the demographics of the population are changing.
  • To reflect the changes in oral health for special care groups
  • To learn more about the challenges facing special care services
  •  As a group discuss treatment options for a range of clinical scenarios.

Jordan Leeming

  • Understand what direct access is.
  • Understand the remit of a Dental Therapist and the Benefits/Restrictions are within Direct Access
  • Understand how a Dental therapist can improves access to treatment for patients and overall patient care
  • Understand how a Dental Therapist can be utilised to create a well skill mixed team: in the real world 
  • Create suggestions of how a Dental Therapist could be used within your own teams - communities.
CPD6 hours

James Shaw, Consultant Physician in Medicine for the Elderly

Mili Doshi, Consultant in Special Care Dentistry

Jordan Leeming, Community Dental Therapist, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board


Enquiries/Book your place

Full Details and Booking Form

Enquiries to Charlotte Waite