Published in National Care Forum and Care England
Earlier this month a national report found care home staff aren’t always providing the right support and help with medicines in line with what is documented in individual care plans. The worrying finding was highlighted by the CQC’s Medicines in Health and Adult Social Care – Learning from Risks and Sharing Good Practice for Better Outcomes report.
Two of the main providers of medication administration and electronic care planning systems are working together to provide a more joined up and integrated approach. Omnicell who provide the Omnicell eMAR system to care homes across the country and Person Centred Software – an electronic care plan provider – are planning to share agreed data between the two applications to make processes simpler and more efficient for staff and safer for patients.
Read the news story: New Partnership Approach to Care Planning and Medication Administration within Care Homes