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The impact of oral health on the quality of life of nursing home residents

Porter, J; Ntouva, A; Read, A; Murdoch, M; Ola, D; Tsakos, G; (2015) The impact of oral health on the quality of life of nursing home residents. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes , 13 , Article 102. 10.1186/s12955-015-0300-y. Green open access

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Abstract

Good oral health in older residents of nursing homes is important for general health and quality of life. Very few studies have assessed how oral symptoms affect residents' quality of life.

Type: Article
Title: The impact of oral health on the quality of life of nursing home residents
Location: England
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1186/s12955-015-0300-y
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12955-015-0300-y
Language: English
Additional information: © 2015. Porter et al. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium,provided the original work is properly credited. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated.
Keywords: Older people, Oral health, Nursing home, Oral health, related quality of life
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Epidemiology and Health
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Epidemiology and Health > Epidemiology and Public Health
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1472266
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