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Ruth Reich Chandler, RDHAP

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Let's talk infection

Posted on July 22, 2017 at 1:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Last I checked, the head is connected to the body right?  Yet many people are astonished to hear of the relationship of Periodontal (gum and bone) infection and the rest of the body. When it comes to caregivers and resident assistants of extended care facilities, they know nothing more critical and perilous to the body as bed sores. Bed sores, also known as decubitis ulcers, are damaged skin and tissue caused by sustained pressure of bony areas over long periods of time.  If the ulc...

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Oral Care for Caregivers 101

Posted on July 17, 2017 at 1:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Welcome to Red Riding's Basket.  Ever wonder what items Red carried carefully on her journey to Grandma's house? If you are a Caregiver of a loved one, or if you are providing care for several residents, you must know that at times it can be difficult to care adequately for someone's oral hygiene. The purpose of this blog is to provide for you. Oral Care for Caregivers 101.  Check back often for information, products and tips and ways to assist you in your daily efforts for optimal ...

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