Train the trainer approach to oral health in early year’s settings

  • Samantha Glover Dental Public Health Program Manager, Public Health England, UK.

Abstract

Aim: Improve knowledge and confidence of children’s centre staff in oral health Method: Multi disciplinary team training of those who work with children under 5 to promote Oral health.  Results: The importance and awareness of Oral health and hygiene for under 5s was raised. Knowledge and confidence in discussing oral health was raised.  Conclusions: This work could be rolled out to cover other areas by using a similar model. The program will be of limited effect if it is not maintained annually with a rolling program of training 

 

Published
2018-01-03
How to Cite
Glover, S. (2018). Train the trainer approach to oral health in early year’s settings. International Journal of Perceptions in Public Health, 2(1), 6-10. Retrieved from http://ijpph.org/index.php/ijpph/article/view/104
Section
Short Commentary