Irish Society for Disability & Oral Health - Dental Health Foundation Travel Bursary

22 Jun 2008

The Dental Health Foundation Travel Bursary was presented at the Irish Society for Disability and Oral Health's Annual Conference which took place on Friday, 22nd June 2007 in Tullamore.The 2007 winner was Ms Hannah Carry, her winning study was entitled " A Qualitative Phenomenological Study of the Level of Oral Hygiene Available to Children and Adolescents with an Intellectual Disability Living in Residential Settings - A Nursing Perspective".The purpose of this study was to explore whether nurses have the necessary skills and knowledge in performing oral hygiene adequately in children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities. The Abstract is available by clicking here.