Managing multiple medications at home can be a challenge for seniors. Affirmation acknowledges the potential risks associated with prescription complexities, urging a proactive stance to mitigate adverse drug events and hospitalizations. That's why we've built our in-home Medication Management Program. Here are some critical issues and how this program can help address them:
Dangerous Drug Interactions
Seniors often face challenges in communicating their complete medication history to healthcare professionals. This communication gap can result in prescriptions that may have adverse interactions. Affirmation's medication management services, led by a Registered Nurse, ensure a comprehensive understanding of the patient's medication history, minimizing the risk of harmful drug interactions.
Frailty and Fall Risks
Prescribing multiple medications can unintentionally increase the risk of serious injuries resulting from falls, especially in seniors. Affirmation's In-Home Medication Management addresses medication regimens to mitigate the risks associated with frailty and falls.
Early Termination of Treatment
Seniors may decide to terminate their treatment plans prematurely due to various reasons. Forgetfulness in refilling prescriptions, taking incorrect doses, or disregarding medical advice are common challenges. Affirmation's in-home healthcare professionals play a crucial role in educating and emphasizing the importance of adhering to prescribed medication plans.
Who Would Benefit from In-Home Medication Management
Patients with a complex medication regimen or polypharmacy
Patients with mild cognitive impairment or deficits
Caregivers who are the primary support for others
Anyone who spends time sorting medications
Understanding the Program
In the heart of Affirmation's Medication Management Program lies a suite of features tailored to simplify your life:
Comprehensive Medication Reconciliation: We untangle the complexities of your existing medications for a clearer, more organized approach.
Weekly Pill Box Set-up: Your daily routine just became simpler with our personalized pill box setups, reducing the stress of managing multiple pills.
Medication Reminders (2x/daily): Stay on track with your medications through our timely reminders, twice a day.
Medication List Updates: We ensure your medication list is always accurate, offering a snapshot of your current regimen.
Management of Medication Refills: No more worrying about running out – our team handles timely refills.
Medication Delivery: From our hands to your doorstep, enjoy the convenience of medication delivery.
Medication Organization for Extended Leave/Vacation: Even during travel or extended breaks, your medication routine stays intact.
In a world where time is a precious commodity, Affirmation's Medication Management Program emerges as a beacon of support and convenience. With a focus on simplifying the complexities of medication management, we invite you to experience a newfound sense of ease and assurance in your daily health routine. Our focus is on providing practical and compassionate care.
To learn more about our Medication Management Program, call us at 804.588.4944 or visit www.affirmationpathways.org. Take the steps toward enhanced well-being with Affirmation's In-Home Medication Management.
If you or a loved one are aging in place in the Richmond area, and need professional support to ensure safety and well-being, Affirmation is here to help.