My parent takes a lot of medicine…is he/she taking it the right way?

This is a challenge for anyone taking more than one medication—and when someone is taking three or more medications it can be a recipe for disaster! There are practical steps to follow to put a safe medication plan in place for your parents.

Care Managers Can…

  • Confirm the client is taking medications as prescribed by the doctor
  • Make sure that all doctors know about all the medications and treatments
  • Evaluate medications for contraindications
  • Organize pills, put a reminder system in place that works best for the individual
  • Put in place a means of documenting that the client took meds as prescribed