Medication Management Services in El Paso and the Southwest
Keeping track of multiple medications can be challenging for anyone. It can be even more overwhelming when you’re going through physical therapy to recover from an injury, illness, or as part of post-surgery treatment. You’re dealing with ongoing pain and focused on getting better, which makes it difficult to remember which medications to take and when to take them. Desierto Home Healthcare understands your situation and is here to help. Our medication management services are available to patients in their own home. We provide education about your medical condition. We will also explain the relief and possible side effects that you can expect from each prescription drug. Our experience has shown us that the biggest factor in a patient’s recovery is his or her compliance with physical therapy and taking medication as prescribed.
Assistance with Establishing a Medication Schedule
At Desierto Home Healthcare, we realize that our patients may have numerous questions and require assistance with organizing your medications before taking them. The first thing our home healthcare aide will ask when visiting your home is to see all the medications your doctor has prescribed to you. For patients who don’t have significant memory or mobility issues, we will use a pill organizer to sort each drug by morning, afternoon, or evening. If a drug includes special instructions—such as to take it with food or on an empty stomach—we will tape that information to the pill organizer so you see it every time you’re scheduled to take a prescription drug.
Providing Assessment of Potential Drug Interactions
Desierto Home Healthcare offers additional assistance with medication for patients who require it. Whether you need reminder phone calls or a staff member to come to your home to physically assist you by handing you the pill and a glass of water at the time you’re scheduled to take it, our team can help.
It’s important that our staff knows all drugs you currently take, including vitamins, supplements, aspirin, or other products you purchased without a required prescription. Some drugs do not interact well with one another and should not be taken at the same time. This is something our medication management services provide. We evaluate you during your initial consultation. If we determine you’re at risk for a drug interaction, you will need to speak to your doctor about which drug you should eliminate.
Medication Management Services in the El Paso Area
Taking prescription drugs in the correct dosage and on schedule is essential to your recovery. Desierto Home Healthcare’s medication management services make it easy for you to stay healthy and take your pills when you need to. No longer will you have to worry about dosage or scheduling. Our team is ready to care for you. Please contact us today to let us know how we can help!