Evaluation of the optimized oral health-related section of the BelRAI and its incorporation in the interRAI Suite of Instruments
The purposes of this project are as follows:
1) contribute to the incorporation of an oral health assessment (OHR-RAI) into a holistic assessment tool for the health and well-being of frail elderly (inter-RAI suite of instruments)
2) raise awareness among the elderly themselves, their caregivers and policymakers about poor oral health and the importance of oral health in frail elderly.
3) improving daily oral care for care-dependent elderly.
4) improve the detection of persons in need of dental care and timely referral to a dentist.