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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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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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Enhanced Health in Care Homes How is it For You

Enhanced Health in Care Homes: How is it For You?

Reactive care home services are becoming a thing of the past.  As we move forward in time, the “one size fits all” approach to care home services to residents is quickly fading into the distance.  A more proactive approach to care has made its way to the forefront, and this

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Pharmacy’s Role Enhancing Health in Care Homes

Pharmacy’s Role Enhancing Health in Care Homes

Care homes are far more than just a place for the elderly and vulnerable to live in. They provide essential care and support that the resident would not be able to access otherwise. All aspects of their daily life are looked after, including their medications. As we get older, we

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Benefits of care home pharmacy services

Benefits of care home pharmacy services

When compared with the rest of the population, the elderly tend to take more medications each day. The more medications a person takes, the more likely it is for them to make mistakes. This becomes even more of a concern if the patient has cognitive issues. When people are put

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Pharmacy’s Role Enhancing Health in Care Homes

Pharmacy’s Role Enhancing Health in Care Homes

A 2009 study found that when pharmacists take responsibility for medicines, the quality of life for care home residents increases. As specialists in medications, their knowledge can help care homes reduce waste, improve efficiency, and prevent serious injury. On average, care home residents fall several times per year. Age and

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