The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) have launched new guidance to support nurses and care staff to help support good mouth care during end-of-life care.

This guidance can also be used by the person receiving care, their relatives and those important to them. The guidance covers:

  • Why is mouth care important at the end of life?
  • Products used to assist mouth care
  • How to prepare for mouth care
  • Advice and FAQs
  • Things you should not use
  • Mouth care poster

The guidance can be found here.