Dental Services: Older People:Written question - 273343

Asked by Bill Wiggin
(North Herefordshire)
Asked on: 04 July 2019
Department of Health and Social Care
Dental Services: Older People
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to improve dental care for the elderly in care homes.
Answered by: Seema Kennedy
Answered on: 12 July 2019

The Government welcomes the recent report by the Care Quality Commission ‘Smiling matters: oral health care in care homes’. The Department together with Public Health England, NHS England and Health Education England is carefully considering the recommendations made in the report and will respond in due course.

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