What Nursing Home Health Care Workers Learn During Medication Management Training

Medication errors in nursing homes can have dire consequences, as elderly residents are often more susceptible to overdosing and adverse reactions from taking an incorrect medication. Many elderly residents also rely on medication to help alleviate the negative effects of chronic health conditions such as hypertension and diabetes. Ensuring that all nursing home residents take the right dose of their prescribed medication at the right time of day is important, but it can be difficult in a busy nursing home. Read More