Care recipient (cr) can’t has trouble getting insulin or other syringes into the sharps disposal unit or has a tendency to drop them where he or she cannot reach them

Try: Cut off top of soft drink container to create a wide mouth form the cardboard into a funnel and tape around the top of the bottle like the sharps container tape or attach the container near the place where the cr normally does insulin injections or otherwise uses syringes when full carefully tape off the top and dispose of properly at the pharmacy or in a larger sharps container

Materials: Large plastic soft drink container 3 wide cardboard strip — cut from a box duct tape

Categories: Medication Mgt, Safety, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Immobile

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

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