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residential aged care facilities


How valuable is the work that a residential care pharmacist could do? And should prescribing in this role be considered? University of Canberra researchers have provided case studies that reveal …

Do you know what medicine nursing home residents with dementia are ninefold more likely to be prescribed? Here are some important findings from a new study Nursing home residents are …

Can embedded pharmacists increase influenza vaccination rates in residential aged care homes? A pilot study in the ACT has looked at whether pharmacists embedded into established teams within residential aged …

Pharmacists are calling for restrictions on RMMRs to be lifted after study results reveal “concerning” levels of psychotropic overuse in aged care settings A new study published in the Australian …

PSA and AMA leaders have met to discuss collaborative care models to enhance the role of pharmacists This week PSA National President Shane Jackson and outgoing PSA CEO Lance Emerson …

An AusPharm member states: “Working as a consultant pharmacist for the last 15yrs, I have largely been out of the community pharmacy system, so imagine my horror when a pharmacist …

Tasmanian residential aged care provider to open Australia’s first village designed for people with dementia Korongee is Glenview Community Services’ proposed new retirement village to be located in Glenorchy, north …

Falls are behind the vast majority of external-cause deaths among Australian nursing home residents, study finds The retrospective study of a cohort of nursing home residents used routinely recorded coronial data …

“Does anybody know if there are any documents that describe appropriate environmentally friendly methods for destroying drugs of addiction. “An example I have become aware of was where a pharmacist simply …

Communication between the pharmacist, prescriber and aged care staff is a high-risk area for medication errors, says Webstercare’s Gerard Stevens On Tuesday AJP looked at a study by Monash University researchers recently …

What can be done to reduce medication errors and inappropriate prescriptions among residents? A systematic review conducted by Monash University researchers and published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics …