Category: Research & Clinical

The Need to Minimise Patient Medications

It is widely known that when people get older, their bodies begin to break down in one form or another. As a direct result, older individuals eventually find themselves in situations where they are taking multiple prescription medications as a means of keeping a particular condition under control. Unfortunately, there has been relatively little information …

4 Proper Oral Care For The Elderly

General Method Caregivers should always use disposable gloves when providing oral care and hands should be washed before and after the procedure. To ensure the elderly person and their clothes do not get wet, place a plastic sheet or towel over their body. If you are performing oral care for a bedridden patient, try to …