Medication Management Program
The Angels Care Home Health Medication Management Program was developed to help reduce a patient’s risk of medication non-compliance.
Adverse drug events occur at an alarming rate and are a leading cause of death and injury among patients. Seniors are especially at risk.
- 81 percent of older adults use at least one prescription drug and 29 percent use at least 5 prescriptions concurrently – National Council on Aging (make live link to https://www.ncoa.org/wp-content/uploads/Feb-7-Slides-Medication-Management.pdf)
- Fifty-three percent of hospitalized patients there for medication-related injuries were over age 65. – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (make live link to https://www.ahrq.gov/topics/elderly.html)
Want to Learn More? Contact your local Angels Care office to find out more about our Medication Management Program or any other home health care needs. Together, we can help you stay healthy!