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Medication/Non-Pharmacologic Management Bundle
Medication/Non-Pharmacologic Management Bundle


 
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This bundle includes the following guidelines:
  1. Improving Medication Management for Older Adult Clients
  2. Non-Pharmacologic Management of Agitated Behaviors in Persons with Dementia

Improving Medication Management for Older Adult Clients [HERE]

The management of medications for older adults in long-term care facilities presents unique challenges and calls for a dynamic process of ongoing assessment, transitions, and shifting care. Polypharmacy is common for nursing home residents and frequently related to both increased adverse drug reactions and a risk of inappropriate prescribing. Additionally, the management of these medication regimens is complicated by the frail population’s vulnerability to both errors and adverse drug reactions related to functional health and individual responses.

The purpose of this evidence-based guideline is to improve medication management practices for older adults who reside in long-term care facilities. The goals of this guideline include reducing inappropriate prescribing, decreasing polypharmacy, avoiding adverse events, and maintaining function. Written 2004; Revised 2012.


Non-Pharmacologic Management of Agitated Behaviors in Persons with Dementia [HERE]

The prevalence of long-term care residents diagnosed with a chronic dementing condition is between 42 and 84% with a median of 58%. Agitation is one of the behavioral symptoms that have been reported in up to 81% of those with Alzheimer’s disease. Agitated behaviors not only threaten the psychological and physical well-being of the resident with dementia but other residents in the facility, family members, formal caregivers, and visitors are negatively impacted as well.

The purpose of this guideline is to discuss non-pharmacologic interventions to prevent or manage agitated behaviors in long-term care residents with dementia have the potential to improve the quality of life for persons with dementia, their families, other residents and their care providers. Written 1995; Revised 2004; 2015.


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