How many medicines do care homes give to residents on average and what is the chance of error? What causes medication errors in care homes and where do they happen, at administration or management level?
Using data from a wide range of sources this infographic explains average rates of administering medication in a care home.
Are the causes of medication errors in the administration, or do they more commonly occur in medication management in care homes?
Understand where most errors occur, including the most serious ones and how these can be prevented or reduced:
Getting the selection and implementation of your medicine management system right will determine its success and your ROI. This guide uses industry experts so you get the most from your investment.
Hear from leading residential care providers on their own experiences of using Electronic Medication Management what have the key benefits been and what is their advice for other providers?
Learn how operators of care homes and nursing homes are gaining control over their medicine processes to reduce risk and be more efficient. What processes and systems like eMAR are they using?
WHITEPAPER: eMAR - Is it for me?
Will eMAR benefit you? We think so. Find out how an eMAR system will benefit you, reduce risk and improve the care you provide, by having a read of our whitepaper. We highlight key features of eMAR and the importance of a medication administration system to make it clearer for you when deciding.
FACTSHEET: Medication Management Software and eMAR
Understand what a complete system for medication management in care homes and nursing homes looks like including medication administration, stock control and eMAR
CASE STUDY: Erskine Care Case Study
Erskine Care Homes in Scotland have been using Access Medication Management . With the software, their processes of administering, ordering and monitoring medicines have significantly improved in efficiency, along with totally eradicating missed medication. Find out how the system has helped them.
ARTICLE: The battle of medication management and how to prevent errors
Medication management in domiciliary care doesn’t have to be a struggle, especially with medication error prevention strategies in place. We summarise the risks of incorrectly giving our medication in care homes and look at how systems can be used to prevent errors – making sure your practices are in line with CQC guidelines.
ARTICLE: EMAR and EMM – What is the difference?
It’s good to have a detailed understanding of the difference between eMAR and EMM. There are clear differences between them both and we’ve outline the key information in this quick blog.
ARTICLE: CQC research identifies the key medication issues across social care
The CQC have looked at key themes and issues with administering and managing medication across the care industry. Find out what these are and how they correlate with the use of software and new technologies.
ARTICLE: 6 ways your care home can benefit from electronic medication management
We looked at 6 ways a care home can benefit from EMM and link them to systems that we have in place to assist. Read our quick blog to find out more.
ARTICLE: The Care Quality Commission's (CQC) responses to Electronic Medication Management in residential care
Find out why the CQC are onboard with the use of EMM and examples of when the system has stepped up a home’s CQC rating.
CASE STUDY: Hallmark Care Homes
An easy to use system which saves time on paperwork and frees the time of care workers and management staff is one of the main goals of an eMAR system. Find out how two of our systems have worked hand in hand with the team at Hallmark Care Homes, to make the day-to-day easier.
ARTICLE: Polypharmacy. What is it? How to deal with it?
There is no hard and fast definition for what constitutes polypharmacy, but it has often been described as the use of four or more medicines on a daily basis. In this article, we explain what polypharmacy is and the risks that are associated with it.
ARTICLE: How can technology improve your medication processes?
In this article we look in more detail at a few of the key benefits organisations can experience using technology to assist the management of medication within a care home.