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Adult Oral Health Toolkit

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Intended audience groups: All learning groups


Intended Audience Group
Oral Health
Aims and Objectives

Public Health England and stakeholders have produced a toolkit to support care homes and commissioners to implement the NICE guideline (NG48): Oral health for adults in care homes. The toolkit also contains useful links for care home staff, residents, their families and friends to support good oral health and reduce oral health inequalities.

The oral health toolkit includes training materials, templates and links to publications. It’s a live document, with further resources added as they become available. The toolkit consists of the 5 sections below.

Care home residents and their loved ones, families, friends and carers

This section provides links to oral health information for care home residents and their families, friends and carers.

Care home staff training resources

This section led by Health Education England includes training slides, a manual with further information, recorded webinars and a catalogue of online videos to support oral health training.

Documents for care home managers

The documents for care home managers include care home policy templates, a quality assurance checklist and a baseline assessment to help care home managers put NICE guidance into practice.

This section contains links to care home-related publications.

Care home commissioners

This section contains documents and links related to care home commissioning.

NICE also provide guidance.  see links below.

Bedford Borough, BLMK, Central Bedfordshire, Luton Borough, Milton Keynes,
Frequency / Length
Not applicable
Resource / Organisation
Public Health England & NICE
Training delivered by:
Webpages with links
Cost, Funded or Free