Downloadable copies of Safe Medicines for Seniors, A Guide for Caregivers are now available in English and French. The Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA), developer of this screening tool and resource guide for caregivers, has PDF versions of the guides available for download in English and French from www.pharmacists.ca/caregivers, www.pharmacists.ca/aidants. If you are
interested in ordering larger quantities please contact: CPhA Customer
Service 1-800-917-9489, or email@example.com
For permission to reprint the Guide for Caregivers for reasons other than personal use, contact The Canadian Pharmacists Association.
Safe Use Project's final newsletter, March 2008 The final newsletter for the Building Awareness of Safe Use of Medicines Among Family Caregivers of Seniors and Chronically Ill Children (the Safe Use Project) is now available online. In the final issue, you can read about the successful completion of Safe Medicines for Seniors training-of-trainers workshops, learn about the steps taken to keep up the momentum for the benefit of caregivers of seniors, find related news and events, and download the Safe Medicines for Seniors workshop tools.
The Project has trained more than 100 facilitators to offer "Safe Medicines for Seniors workshops to caregivers in over 50 communities across the country. The workshop tools - Safe Medicines for Seniors, A Workshop for Caregivers Facilitators Manual and Safe Medicines for Seniors, A Guide for Caregivers - can now be downloaded from the web site.
Use Project's second newsletter, December, 2007 The second
newsletter for the Building Awareness of Safe Use of Medicines Among Family
Caregivers of Seniors and Chronically Ill Children (the Safe Use Project)
is now available online. More
introduces MedsCheck – August, 2007 The province of
Ontario recently introduced MedsCheck, a unique program for Ontario residents
that allows them to schedule an annual discussion with a pharmacist for
up to 30 minutes. More »
Use of Medications poster presentation at FICCDAT – June 2007
The Safe Use of Medications Project presented a poster about the Information
Needs of Caregivers of Children with a Chronic Illness at the Festival
of International Conferences on Caregiving, Disability, Aging and Technology
on June 17, 2007 in Toronto. More »