Dementia-Friendly Community Pharmacies (Greater Manchester Pharmacy LPN / RPS)

Summary

The Greater Manchester Pharmacy Local Professional Network have produced a brief guide on the seven elements of good practice:

  1. The pharmacy environment.
  2. The pharmacy team.
  3. Public health messages, including lifestyle.
  4. Over the counter medicines.
  5. Prescription ordering and collection / delivery of medicines.
  6. Medicines adherence.
  7. Signposting.

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Reference

Seven steps to becoming a dementia friendly pharmacy practice. Manchester: Greater Manchester Pharmacy Local Professional Network, October 2016.

Possibly also of wider interest:

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Reference

Frontline pharmacists: making a difference for people with long term conditions. London: Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS), November 2016.

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About Dementia and Elderly Care News

Dementia and Elderly Care News. Wolverhampton Medical Institute: WMI. (jh)
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