caregiver (cg) believes that the Care recipient (cr) may be over-medicated

Try: Gather every piece of medication you can find in the cr cr’s residence and place it in a brown paper bag schedule a doctor doctor’s appointment to go over these medications and interactions or take them to a pharmacist include over-the-counter medications vitamins and herbs write down any interactions between the medications that were found make sure the cr fills his or her prescriptions at the same pharmacy every time create a chart of all the medications used and the times they are taken

Materials: Lunch size brown paper bags pen paper

Categories: Behavior Challenging, Emotional Psychological, Medical Physical

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References: Adapted from information found in the book the complete eldercare planner by joy loverde

Keywords: Medication prescriptions interactions drugs

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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