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What Helps Older People Take Their Medication Correctly

What Helps Older People Take Their Medication Correctly?

As we age, sometimes memory can get a bit foggy and make it difficult for older people to remember whether or not they have taken their medication. This can be particularly dangerous for seniors with serious health issues. Thankfully, the development of the Smart Pill Box dispenser can help prevent

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How Do Smart Pill Boxes Improve Healthcare

How Do Smart Pill Boxes Improve Healthcare?

Old age makes it harder for people to adhere to pill-taking schedules. Thankfully, a smart pill dispenser can help prevent life-threatening mistakes.  The Smart Pillbox was developed to improve medication adherence. The Smart Pill Box for the elderly is an automated pill dispenser and software/mobile application to help patients take

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How to Help the Elderly Avoid Loneliness

How to Help the Elderly Avoid Loneliness?

Loneliness can be harmful to our health, including our mental health, and for older people this can be even harder. Their home may once have been a thriving hub of activity, with children running around and constant visitors through the doors. However, families grow up and move away, leaving people

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Helping Seniors Stay Active in a Care Home Setting

Helping Seniors Stay Active in a Care Home Setting?

Did you know that almost 70% of UK citizens turning 65 will end up needing long-term care at some point in their lives? It’s important to make sure that while they’re living there, your aging loved one stays active and healthy.  When we say active, we mean both physically and

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How Can I Get A Dossett Box

How Can I Get A Dossett Box?

Dosette Boxes are available from your local GP surgery but there is often a waiting list for these which can run into several months. PTMD offer Dosette Boxes from their online pharmacy in Bloxham and their pharmacy in Wellesbourne and these can be preloaded with the right medication to avoid

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8 Reasons To Use A Dosette Box For Your Pills

8 Reasons To Use A Dosette Box For Your Pills

There are many advantages to using a Dosette box for regular or complicated medication whether that is for someone recovering from surgery or illness or an elderly person who may be a little forgetful. PTMD offer a  Dosette box service from our pharmacy in Stratford upon Avon or our pharmacy

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What Happens If I Lose My Repeat Prescription

What Happens If I Lose My Repeat Prescription?

These days, most repeat prescriptions are issued electronically and one of the great advantages of this is that you don’t need to remember to look after a small piece of paper. It also means that people who are visually impaired don’t need to request an NHS repeat prescription in braille.

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Is Home Healthcare A Good Idea

Is Home Healthcare A Good Idea?

Most pharmacies serve the elderly population either via care homes in their area or by supporting people who have a home health care package. PTMD are a recognised care home pharmacy in Bloxham and Kineton. If you are looking for pharmaceutical services which are experienced with the elderly and with

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How Do You Order, Collect And Reorder A Prescription in 2022

How Do You Order, Collect And Reorder A Prescription in 2022?

Covid-19 made some fundemental changes to how prescription medicines were dispensed and collected, builidng on technological advancements which the NHS were already developing. IT has revolutionised the prescription service, saving time and money with a slick and efficient digital system. You don’t even need a computer to enjoy all the

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The Role of a Pharmacist in a Care Home Pharmacy

The Role of a Pharmacist in a Care Home Pharmacy

Care homes are one of the biggest and most complex customers for any pharmacy. With constantly changing and often complicated medication needs, care homes rely on pharmacies to support their residents. PTMD have been involved in the development of the Pharmacy Program to help promote the seamless dispensing of medicines

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