In this episode Scott Lynch (Managing Director of Community Therapy) and Phoebe Bell, (Dental Hygienist and Founder of Dental at Home).
Scott is Chair of the Australian Physiotherapy Association’s NSW Gerontology Committee and Managing Director of Community Therapy; a company he started 5 years ago that has grown to a team of 70 Physios, OTs, Dietitians, Speech Pathologists and Massage Therapists. Community Therapy delivers values-driven community, aged and disability allied health services across the Hunter and Central Coast regions of NSW.
Phoebe Bell is a Dental Hygienist and Founder of Dental at Home.
Phoebe graduated from Newcastle University after completing the Bachelor of Oral Health in 2010, giving her ten years of experience working as an AHPRA registered Dental Hygienist in Australia and New Zealand.
Phoebe has a kind, caring, compassionate nature and an excellent chair manor. She is passionate about preventive dentistry and assisting the people in our community to maintain dignity, wellbeing and quality of life.
Phoebe is enthusiastic about personal and professional growth and has kept up to date with her Continued Professional Development requirements; being further trained in tooth whitening, laser therapies, orthodontics and specific preventative treatments. Currently, she is enrolled at the University of Tasmania and is completing training on dementia.
Phoebe has gained a wealth of experience over the years, treating people from all walks of life and has a particular interest in delivering dental care to people living with dementia and disabilities.
Things you will learn
- Barriers to oral health for older adults and people living with disabilities
- How poor oral health can be the cause of “behaviours”
- How important it is to have referral pathways for care needs
- How to think about oral health care needs