Rx Advisor's specialist Care Home Clinical Pharmacist & Technician team provides specialist services to care home patients to ensure safe effective use of medicines within the care home in line with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) Standards.
We can provide specialised medicines management training workshops for Care Home Staff and Nursing staff. This includes:
Basic Medicines Management in the Care Home
Advanced Medicines Management in the Care Home
How to support patients taking Psychotropic Medicines in the Care Home
Rx Advisor was commissioned for the South Staffordshire Primary Care Trust Nursing Home service pilot. As part of this pilot our team provided a care home medicines management audit which helped care homes to:
Improve storage of medicines in line with Care Quality Commission standards
Improve management of controlled drugs
specialist services such as Patient Group Directions (PGDs)for:
Support in preparing and updating Standard Operating Procedures and medicines policies
Improving repeat prescription ordering and management processes
Conducitng individual patient clinical medication reviews
Supporting dialogue between the care home, GP practice and community pharmacy
We delivered tangible prescribing cost savings of £6 for every £1 invested in the service
Train Carers and nurses on medicines management
Our team of clinical pharmacists and specialist care home prescribing support technicians can help your care home to ensure that medicines are managed safely and in line with CQC requirements.
We can provide your home with an audit followed by a detailed report on necessary improvements to ensure you meet the requirements of your CQC inspection.
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