Preventing Medication Mistakes in Assisted Living, At Home

Anyone who is a caregiver, from the professionals in an assisted living community or hospital to the family members providing care at home, will likely have to deal with medications in some way, at some point. Filling prescriptions, administering medications, easing the discomfort of side effects, masking tablets in applesauce or pudding to ensure consumption — you name it, caregivers will almost certainly have to do it at least once.