Care recipient (cr) takes several medicines and is worried about keeping track of all of them

Try: Organize medicine in daily dosage packs to prevent medication distribution and consumption errors know what each pill is for and what it looks like write a description on the outside of the bottle or take a picture of each pill and put it on the outside of the bottle or with medication

Materials: Envelopes paper and pen white adhesive label tape

Categories: Sage, Topic, Cognitive Intellectual, Medical Physical, Vision, So-So Vision, Poor Vision, Short-Term Memory, Good S T Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

Information: Follow the doctor’s orders closely for taking the medicine – quantities duration food intake etc information

References: the consumer’s guide to home safety for seniors by society of certified senior advisors 2010 available at www csa us

Keywords: Medication safety over dose

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

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