In this blog, Steve Turner, a qualified nurse, specialising in clinical educational and patient engagement, offers up four tips for managing medicines in care home settings, under the following headings:
- Care Homes must have a medicines policy that is regularly reviewed.
- People must have an accurate listing of their medicines on the day they transfer to the care home.
- People who live in care homes should have at least 1 multidisciplinary medication review per year.
- Ensure you have safe systems for administering and recording medicines.
To read the full blog and to find out more about each tip, follow the link below.