Previous studies have identified considerable barriers to dental care and unmet dental needs among institutionalized elderly.
This study examined physical and financial arrangements for dental care of institutionalized elederly in Singapore.
Chief administrators of the 68 homes for the elderly in Singapore were interviewed.
Results showed that 48 homes (70.7%) assumed responsibility for arranging dental care and providing access to treatment facilities for its ambulant residents while only 33 homes (48.5%) had similar arrangements for semiand non-ambulant residents.
Mots-clés Pascal : Homme, Asie, Soin, Dent pathologie, Accessibilité, Etablissement troisième âge, Vieillard, Autonomie, Coût, Organisation santé, Singapour
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Human, Asia, Care, Dental disease, Accessibility, Homes for the aged, Elderly, Autonomy, Costs, Public health organization, Singapore
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 91-0567732
Code Inist : 002B30B. Création : 199406.