Medication Management in Aged Care – Victoria

To ensure that you have currency of information in respect to the legislation about medication management in aged care, it is useful to access the health.vic website where the Victorian State Government has developed a hub for health services. The site provides a wealth of information as well as clearly details a number of medicine [ Learn More… ]

Understanding Dementia and its Effects

Understanding dementia and its effects can be difficult. Alzheimer’s Research UK has come up with a new approach using an orange, the help of famous media maker (Wallace and Grommet) and the voice of former Doctor Who star Christopher Eccleston. Through the 90 second film clip the finality of dementia as a disease, as well [ Learn More… ]

Reducing Interruptions during the Medication Round

Reducing Interruptions during the Medication Round

Are interruptions during the medication round an issue in your aged care home? When a medication round is occurring, what risks do interruptions pose and how can they reduce the safety of medicine administration? Interruptions to nurses have been implicated as a source of error during a number of stages within the medication process, especially [ Learn More… ]