Regular medication reviews cut hospitalisation rates

| 18 Jan 2017

A university study has revealed that aged care residents with complex medication regimes are more likely to require hospitalisation than their fellow residents. The study recommended that providers employ regular medication reviews and discontinue any unnecessary medications.

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Sophia Bolden

Communications Coordinator

Sophia Bolden is the Communications Coordinator at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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