Care and health professionals need practice guidelines and education to improve the oral healthcare of aged care residents, according to new analysis.
Culturally and linguistically diverse personal care workers’ own experiences with dental care may influence the care they provide residents, and regular training is required, a new study finds.
There are fresh calls for aged care providers to employ dental hygienists to address poor dental hygiene and care in residential facilities, with almost 70 per cent of the residents who took part in a new pilot study identified as requiring dental treatment.
Australian dentists offer world class dental services – that millions of Australians can’t afford.
This year’s national guide for aged care streses that incontinence is not a normal part of ageing.