Nice Guideline Released – Care Homes

Oral Health of adults in care homes : NICE have published ( July 5th 2016)  a guideline document for the Oral Care of Care Home Residents.

Nearly half a million people in the UK reside in care homes, and  with a high prevalence of oral health problems, and a need for assistance with oral care.This  guideline is intended to support  putting into practice the systems , resources and training needed to  improve the standard and maintenance of oral health for care home residents. It is aimed at the community of stakeholders     involved – care home managers, care home staff,  health and well boards, and providers of medical   and dental services to older people living in care homes.

July 7, 2016 11:12 pm This post was written by mjabutler