Care Home Guidelines
The Medicines Management Care Home Team consists of clinical pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who are responsible for, and act as key contacts for care homes within their localities.
The technician's role involves supporting and advising the care homes on medicines management issues. This includes:
- reviewing processes and procedures in the home
- shadowing medication rounds to support best practice medication administration
The pharmacists are responsible for:
- conducting annual clinical medication reviews for residents in nursing and residential homes using a multidisciplinary approach
- providing support with general medicines management issues