Home Health Quality Campaign – Medication Toolkit

The goal for everyone working with home care patients is to achieve safe medication usage while promoting the patient’s independence. Although multiple strategies and the effort of many home health care team members may be required to achieve this goal, this could easily be the difference between the patient remaining in the home and returning to the hospital.

Below are tools available to help reach this goal:

Medication Reconciliation Process

High Alert Medication Education

Medication Management Clinical Record Review

System Approach to Medication Reconciliation

Medication Schedules

Clinical Guide to Putting Medication Management in Practice

Phone Monitoring Assessment Guides

PDSA (Plan, Do, Study, Act) Worksheet

Teach-Back Card Set

Drug Interaction Checker