Successful ageing and oral health: incorporating dental professionals into aged care facilities
Population projections by the Australian Bureau of Statistics indicate a rapid increase in the proportion of the population aged 65 years and older from 14% in 2012 to 22% in 2061 and 25% in 2101. Older people in residential aged care facilities (RACFs) have limited access to appropriate oral health systems, preventative dental care and other dental services. Research indicates that many older people are in urgent need of oral health care when they enter aged care facilities. An increasing...[Show more]
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