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Care Homes Aligned to our Primary Care Network

PracticeCare home(s)Care
Heswall & PensbyBrimstage Manor Nursing HomeNursing / EMI
 Hazelwell Nursing HomeNursing
 Westwood Hall Nursing HomeNursing
 Heathermount Care HomeResidential
 The Croft Res Care HomeResidential / EMI
   
West Wirral GPFairfield Nursing HomeNursing 
 Grange Nursing HomeNursing
 Ridgewood Court Care HomeResidential/ EMI
 Trepassey Care HomeResidential
   
Upton GPWoodheath Care HomeNursing / Residential
 Apple HouseEMI
   
MLMPAnchorage Care HomeNursing / Residential /EMI
 Caldy Manor Care HomeResidential
 Cherryhurst Residential HomeSpecialist residential care home
 Hilbre House Residential HomeResidential
 Hoylake Cottage Care HomeNursing /Residential/EMI
 Lear House Residential HomeResidential
 Meols Drive Care Home with NursingLD assisted living
 Red Rocks Nursing HomeNursing
 Riversdale Care HomeResidential
 Sandtoft Residential HomeResidential
 The Dales Residential HomeResidential/EMI
 Westhaven Nursing Care HomeNursing / Residential
 The Old Garden Care HomeNursing / Residential/EMI
 The Court Care HomeResidential/EMI
 The Lodge Care HomeResidential
   

Publications of interest for care home staff

Enhanced Health in Care Homes: A guide for care homes – Care Provider Alliance

NICE (NG48). Oral health for adults in care homes

This guideline covers oral health, including dental health and daily mouth care, for adults in care homes. The aim is to maintain and improve their oral health and ensure timely access to dental treatment.

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng48

NICE (QS151). Oral health in care homes

This quality standard covers oral health, including dental health and daily mouth care, for adults in care homes (with and without nursing provision). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/qs151

NICE. Improving oral health for adults in care homes

A quick guide for care home managers.

https://www.nice.org.uk/about/nice-communities/social-care/quick-guides/improving-oral-health-for-adults-in-care-homes

Care Quality Commission. Smiling matters: oral health care in care homes

This report was carried out by CQC to find out how care home and dental providers were implementing NICE (NG48) Oral health for adults in care homes. CQC dental inspectors attended 100 routine planned inspections of care homes alongside inspectors from adult social care team. They found that too many people living in care homes are not being supported to maintain and improve their oral health. The report includes numerous recommendations to improve the oral health of care home residents, including the implementation of the NICE guideline Oral health for adults in care homes.

https://www.cqc.org.uk/publications/major-report/smiling-matters-oral-health-care-care-homes

NHS England and NHS Improvement. NHS Long Term Plan

Supporting residents to have good oral health, is mentioned in 1.15 (on page 16) ‘We will upgrade NHS support to all care home residents who would benefit by 2023/24, with the EHCH model rolled out across the whole country’

https://www.longtermplan.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/nhs-long-term-plan-version-1.2.pdf

Public Health England. Delivering better oral health: an evidence-based toolkit for prevention

This is an evidence-based toolkit to support dental teams and other health and social care staff in improving their patient’s/resident’s oral and general health.

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/605266/Delivering_better_oral_health.pdf

Public Health England. A quick guide to a healthy mouth in adults

This factsheet provides a summary of the simple steps that adults can take every day to protect and improve their oral health. The evidence-based advice is from Delivering better oral health.

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/601835/healthy_mouth_adults_quick_guide.pdf

Public Health England: Adult oral health: applying All Our Health Evidence and guidance to help healthcare professionals improve dental health in adults

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/adult-oral-health-applying-all-our-health

Care home charter for medicines

The Patients Association has produced a leaflet that supports the implementation of recommendations in the NICE guidelines on managing medicines in care homes and oral health for adults in care homes. It also supports statements 5 and 6 in the NICE quality standard on medicines management in care homes and statement 3 in the NICE quality standard on oral health in care homes.

https://www.patients-association.org.uk/news/patients-association-launches-care-home-charter

Healthwatch. What’s it like to live in a care home? Findings from the Healthwatch network

Between January 2016 and April 2017, local Healthwatch staff and volunteers across England visited 197 care homes across 63 different local authority areas to find out what day to day life is really like for many of those living in care homes. Their report provides a snapshot of what it’s like to live in residential care.

https://www.healthwatch.co.uk/report/2017-08-10/whats-it-live-care-home-findings-healthwatch-network

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