VIDEO: Medication safety in LTC: How families can help

In Part 9 of The OMNIway’s video series on medication safety in long-term care, we speak with Carla Beaton, Medical Pharmacies’ vice-president of clinical innovations and quality improvement, about how the family members of residents in long-term care homes can participate in the medication safety process. Read more

VIDEO: Medication safety in LTC: Working together

In Part 8 of The OMNIway’s video series on medication safety in long-term care, we speak with Carla Beaton, Medical Pharmacies’ vice-president of clinical innovations and quality improvement, about how pharmaceutical services providers and long-term-care home operators work together to ensure medication safety. Read more

(VIDEO) Medication safety in LTC: Medication error prevention

In Part 7 of The OMNIway’s video series on medication safety in long-term care, we speak with Carla Beaton, Medical Pharmacies’ vice-president of clinical innovations and quality improvement, about medication error prevention in long-term care. (Click here to watch video) Read more

(VIDEO) Medication safety in LTC: Staff education

In Part 6 of The OMNIway’s video series on medication safety in long-term care, we speak with Carla Beaton, Medical Pharmacies’ vice-president of clinical innovations and quality improvement, about the role education plays in keeping residents safe from medication error. Read more

(VIDEO) Medication safety in LTC: How packaging enhances safety

In Part 5 of The OMNIway’s video series on medication safety in long-term care, we speak with Carla Beaton, Medical Pharmacies’ vice-president of clinical innovations and quality improvement, about the role packaging plays in enhancing medication safety. Read more

(VIDEO) Medication safety in LTC: What families should know

In Part 4 of The OMNIway’s video series on medication safety in long-term care, we speak with Carla Beaton, Medical Pharmacies’ vice-president of clinical innovations and quality improvement, about what families should now about medication safety when their loved ones move into long-term care. Read more

(VIDEO) Medication safety in LTC, Part 3: Reducing narcotics to enhance safety

In Part 3 of The OMNIway’s video series on medication safety in long-term care, we hear about how homes work to eliminate administration of unnecessary prescription pharmaceuticals. Read more

(VIDEO) Medication safety in LTC, Part 2: Medication reconciliation

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In Part 2 of an OMNIway video series on medication safety in long-term care homes, we hear about the importance of medication reconciliation and how long-term care homes have strict guidelines when it comes to administering pharmaceuticals. Read more

(VIDEO) Medication safety in LTC, Part 1: From delivery to administration

In Part 1 of an OMNIway video series on medication safety in long-term care homes, we hear from Streamway Villa registered nurse Lynn Thompson about the protocols involved with receiving and administering pharmaceuticals. Read more

(VIDEO) Wildwood Care Centre’s key strength is in its family atmosphere

In today’s OMNIway video, Wildwood Care Centre administrator Scott Walsh shares the history of the St. Marys, Ont. long-term care and retirement home, which celebrated its 22nd anniversary at its present location Sept. 18-24. Read more