The aim of the evaluation is to explore the issues around the uptake and assess the achievements of care homes in Fife who participate in the OHCA. Once enrolled into the award programme, evaluation of various aspects of the award process is undertaken.
An Evaluation Report from December 2009 is available below.
A literature review was commissioned to look at the effectiveness and cost benefit of high concentration fluoride toothpastes and fluoride varnish in older people living in care homes in Fife. The recommendation from this report was for all residents with teeth to receive high strength (2800ppm) fluoride toothpaste on prescription.
The Literature Review is available below.