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Seniors in Nursing Homes at Risk of Health Issues Due to This

The most common causes of lawsuits against nursing homes are negligence and lack of proper hygiene. Poor hygiene can cause germs and bacteria to spread, leaving residents at risk of disease and infection. Lack of oral hygiene in nursing homes is a problem near epidemic status. Brushing your teeth twice a day is an indispensable health habit that affects more than just your teeth. The state of your oral health plays a role in optimizing your overall health and well-being. But according to a recent study, only 10.3% of patients who were admitted to a nursing home over a five-year period utilized dental services in the nursing home at least once while they were there.  Read more.....



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