The experiences of residents and their relatives accessing oral hygiene in a residential care facility

Sarah Cresp, Maree Bernoth

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Abstract

Older people in residential care are at risk of developing complex oral health diseases and conditions (Philip et al. 2012). This is endorsed by Hopcraft et al. (2012), who recognise edentulism rates have decreased from 90% to 50% over the past 50 years,consequently attributing to higher risk of periodontal disease among dentate residents in residential aged care facilities (RACFs).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)26-26
Number of pages1
JournalAustralian Nursing & Midwifery Journal
Volume24
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 01 Jun 2017

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