Discussing and planning medicines support

A quick guide for homecare managers providing medicines support

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Published: November 2017

As far as possible, people should manage their own medicines. Where it is not possible, support may be provided by different people, including family, healthcare workers or home care workers. It is essential to be clear about what support is needed and who will provide it. This guide will be helpful to managers of services where it has been agreed that medicines support will be included as part of the home care service. It covers:

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