Regulator calls for improvements to oral health in care homes

Kate Terroni appointed as chief inspector of adult social care
Kate Terroni, chief inspector for adult social care at the CQC

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is calling for a cross-sector approach to tackle concerns surrounding oral health in care homes. Following inspections of 100 care homes, the watchdog has published a review on the state of oral health in care settings across England titled, Smiling matters: Oral health care in care homes. The review found…

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