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FOI 995 - Teeth Brushing at Nursery And School



Information Requested:

Can I please request the training programme given to teachers in Neath Port Talbot primary schools regarding how to brush teeth in schools? The latest up to date procedures. 


Information provided for the answer:

Thank you for your recent request dated 20th October 2022.

The training materials for teachers/nursery staff are enclosed, including the training powerpoint presentation and quality standards, although there may be further local procedure documentation within Swansea Bay University Health Board. These attachments are also available in Welsh if required.

EN Schools and nurseries training

SMILE08 Setting Toothbrushing Poster ENGLISH A3 2021

SMILE35 Toothbrushing QA Assessment 2021 A4

SMILE37 Classroom Toothbrushing Assessment 2021 A4 v2

SMILE98 EN Quality standards for toothbrushing 13.04.22



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