Halton Oral Health Outreach Program

Dental services for adults with special needs and the elderly.

The following information is targeted to long-term care homes, hospitals, community nursing agencies, dentists, Community Care Access Centre (CCAC), family caregivers and other healthcare providers.

What is HOHO?

  • The Halton Oral Health Outreach Program (HOHO) was developed to help adults with special needs and elderly persons access oral health care services in the Region of Halton.

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How does HOHO work?

  • The program links adults with special needs and elderly persons to dental treatment services in the Region of Halton.
  • The program provides educational information and support to professional and family caregivers on how to assist an individual with their daily oral care needs.
  • The program provides educational information to seniors. 

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How can I assess an individual’s oral care needs?

Assessment Tools

The following links will provide you with validated oral assessment tools and daily oral care plans:

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How can I access resources that teach staff how to perform daily oral care?

Planning a Community Oral Health Program -- Halton Region tools:

Various topics on oral conditions, oral care with a chronic illness and general oral care for adults.

Reference Documents

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