Specialized Family Care Program

SFC staff will be working remotely and available to SFC providers through their work cell phones. If you have an emergency or specific needs please contact your Family Based Care Specialist. The public may continue to make referrals or apply to be a home provider by utilizing this site. All staff contact information can be accessed by Contact Us.

Dental Care

  • Category: Dental Care
  • Materials: Articles: "Providing Dental Care, Specific Treatment Considerations"; "Practical Oral Care for People with Mental Retardation"; "Seizure Prone? Tell Your Dentist"; "Epilepsy and Dental Health"; "Dental Care Every Day: A Caregiver's Guide"
  • Goal: Provider promotes good dental health for persons for whom they provide care
  • Credit Hours: 2 Hours
  • Date Developed: January 2008
  • Developed by: Donna McCune, Specialized Family Care Liaison

Training Objectives:

  1. Provider is aware of oral care challenges for persons with disabilities
  2. Provider knows the effects of medications on oral health care
  3. Provider knows practical techniques to promote oral health

Training Procedures:

  • *Provider initiated self-study. Alternate formats of the study materials are available upon request. (View Course Materials: Part 1 Part 2)
  • Test completed by Provider (Take the Test Below)
  • Review of test responses by Family Based Care Specialist and Provider

* The test is packaged with the Course Materials, however you can take the test online by clicking the link above. Test answers are then submitted electronically to a Family Based Care Specialist for review.