Guidance: Oral care and people with learning disabilities

Public Health England

November 19
15:23 2019

Oral care and people with learning disabilities

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This contains information about oral care and dental treatment for people with learning disabilities. It aims to help staff in dental teams to provide services that are accessible to people with learning disabilities. There is information about how learning disability staff can support this. It is also intended to be of use to family carers and paid supporters who help someone with their daily oral care and with accessing dental services.

Published 6 March 2019
Last updated 19 November 2019 +show all updates
  1. Updated 'Oral care and people with learning disabilities' with link to 'Dental charges' resource.
  2. First published.

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