Victoria House
Domiciliary Dental Care Case Study

Victoria House Care Home

Family owned Victoria House in Blantyre provides 24 hour nursing care to around 50 residents.

In 2016, Victoria House Care Home appointed Merrylee Dental to provide domiciliary dental care to their residents to ensure good oral hygiene and dental health as part of their care plans.

Merrylee Dental attend the care home each week at the same time, normally in the afternoons, which tends to work best for both the residents and the care home.

A list is provided in advance each week of which residents are to meet with the dentist, and whether this is for a routine check up or for specific dental treatment.

“Some of our residents have advanced dementia, or other health problems associated with old age, so it was important to us to have a dentist who has the same ethos of us – putting the resident at the heart of the care plan.”

Laura (Care Home Manager)