A Person-Centered Approach to Medication

by: John Matson

 

Nursing homes are constantly evolving to meet the changing needs of residents and improve the delivery of medical care.

Brenda Latham, has seen many changes over the course of her 41-year career as a registered nurse working in skilled nursing care centers.

"When I first started out, we took medications from amber bottles and used an egg create pill tray, " Latham said. "Then we advanced to medicine carts with bottles.  Then we moved to medicine punch packs. I'm the type of person that believes changes are good."

Click here to read the full story, published by the Alabama Nursing Home Association, John Matson. 



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