481—57.20(135C) Dental services.
57.20(1) The residential care facility personnelshall assist residentsto obtain regular and emergency
dental services. (III)
57.20(2) Transportation arrangements shall be made when necessary for the resident to be
transported to the dentist’s office. (III)
57.20(3) Dental services shall be performed only on the request of the resident, responsible relative,
or legal representative. The resident’s physician shall be advised of the resident’s dental problems. (III)
57.20(4) All dental reports or progress notes shall be included in the clinical record. (III)
57.20(5) Personal care staff shall assist the resident in carrying out dentist’s recommendations. (III)
57.20(6) Dentists shall be asked to participate in the in-service program of the facility. (III)