On average, residents in care homes take an average of 7.2 medicines per day. With each additional medicine comes an increased risk of errors in prescribing, monitoring, dispensing and adverse drug reactions.
Julie states, “At Avery Healthcare, we needed a simple solution to ensure that our residents were receiving the right medication
at the right time. We currently have 50 homes, so our teams are dealing with many complex medication regimes every day. We found that the staff’s time was regularly taken up for long periods with medication management. These processes are not only time-consuming but also reduce the time