Table 6 Barriers to domiciliary care provision

From: Provision of domiciliary dental care by Scottish dentists: a national survey

(a) Providers' views on barriers to provision
  GDPs (n = 377) CDOs (n = 104)
Access issues, lighting 19% 17%
Lack of time 19% 9%
Provision of equipment 10% 9%
Poor quality of service 8% 8%
Patient/staff co-operation 6% 7%
Legal requirements re drugs, resuscitation 6% 4%
Remuneration 5% -
Health and safety issues 2% 10%
Combination of these factors 23% 32%
(b) Non-providers' reasons for non-provision
  GDPs (n = 394) CDOs (n = 50)
Lack of time 59% 28%
Poor remuneration 54% 4%
Quality of work concerns 47% 20%
Insufficient demand 42% 28%
Infection control concerns 35% 12%
Personal safety concerns 28% 6%
Equipment concerns 18% 8%