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BGS Wales

 Welcome to the BGS Cymru/Wales section.

The BGS Cymru/Wales section is controlled by Dr Amer Jafar and Dr Indrajit Chatterjee (Chattopadhyay). We  would welcome feedback and suggestions on what geriatricians and professionals allied to medicine in Wales would like to see on this site.

Oral health funding for elderly in Wales' care homes

Older people living in care homes are to get better access to oral health care after the Welsh government set aside £700,000 in funding.

The money will also increase access to special dental care for people with disabilities and special needs. As part of the plan, care homes must have a mouth care policy and staff responsible for promoting oral hygiene. All residents will have an oral risk assessment within a week of moving in and regular check ups.

Read more on BBC Wales

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