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Stakeholders tell inquiry how to improve aged care

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Embedding pharmacists, tackling ageist practices, removing inequities and doing more to welcome pets in residential aged care are among recommendations in recent submissions to the royal commission.

Pharmaceutical peak the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia highlighted medication safety issues in aged care and makes recommendations to ensure the safety of residents in its submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.

Among the recommendations, PSA reiterated called for a national program to embed pharmacists into all aged care facilities to reduce the risk of medicine-related harm (read more here).

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Source:
Sandy Cheu, 2019, australian ageing agenda (https://www.australianageingagenda.com.au)

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