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NICE Guidance: Oral Health for Adults in Care Homes

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Intended Audience Groups: All

  • Care home managers
  • Residential and nursing care home staff who provide daily personal care to residents
  • People who provide oral health services to care homes (for example, community dental services, general dental practices, oral health promotion teams)
  • Local authorities, the NHS and service providers with a remit for the health and care of adults who live in care homes
  • Organisations concerned with the quality of care in care homes (for example, the Care Quality Commission, local authorities, the health and wellbeing board and Healthwatch)
  • Commissioners of care home services
  • People who live in care homes, or stay for short or long periods of time, their families, carers and friends
Intended Audience Group
Oral Health
Aims and Objectives

Last review: June 2018

This guideline covers oral health, including dental health and daily mouth care, for adults in care homes. The aim is to maintain and improve their oral health and ensure timely access to dental treatment.  There are links to the recommendations and these can be downloaded.

This guideline includes recommendations on:

Bedford Borough, BLMK, Central Bedfordshire, Luton Borough, Milton Keynes,
Frequency / Length
Not applicable
Resource / Organisation
Training delivered by:
Various resources
Cost, Funded or Free
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