The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) is calling for a national program that would see pharmacists embedded in aged care facilities. A report by PSA shows that 98 per cent of aged care residents have at least one medicine-related incident and ...More »
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Half of patients don’t stick to their long term medical treatment plan: Why is this a problem for aged care providers?
In the aged care environment ensuring residents take all their medication every time is a constant challenge. The World Health Organization (WHO) in their report Adherence to Long-Term Therapies – Evidence for Action claims that in developed countries 50 per cent of ...More »