Posts Tagged ‘Care Homes’

NICE releases new guidelines for improved oral care in care homes

NICE releases new guidelines for improved oral care in care homes

The National Institute for Health Care and Excellence (NICE) has released new guidelines to improve standards of oral care in care homes. The move comes after figures suggested that more than half of adults living in care homes suffer from dental decay; the figures are higher than those associated with older people living in their […]


Scotland’s Elderly Residents Missing Out On Important Dental Care

Scotland’s Elderly Residents Missing Out On Important Dental Care

A new survey has revealed that a large proportion of Scotland’s elderly residents are missing out on important dental care. A survey carried out in Glasgow revealed that a large proportion of elderly people living in care homes are not registered with a dentist, while many are not getting the level of care they need. […]