Medicine optimisation for patients with Parkinson's film

This film for ward staff explains the importance of medicine optimisation, and within that medicines management, for patients with Parkinson's.

People with Parkinson’s need their medication on time - this film shows what steps you can take to make sure this happens.

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  • Care strategies
  • Inpatient care and medicines management
  • Service improvement
  • Treatments and medication
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  • Videos
  • Nurse (other)
  • Complex
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Managing the drugs of someone with Parkinson's can be challenging. People with the condition need their medicine at exactly the time prescribed, and this may not fit into your set drug rounds. This film will give you some practical and manageable solutions to ensure people get their medicine on time while in hospital.

Find out more about our Get It On Time medicine management campaign, including resources for people with Parkinson's.


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Duration: 13 minutes 45 seconds


Thanks to: Avante Care & Support; Dudley CCG; Lightburn Hospital, Glasgow; Royal Derby Hospital; Peterborough City Hospital; Judy & Stuart Bancroft; Rosemary & Owen Jones; Margaret Kennedy; Karen Missenden.

Funding: Ethypharm UK Ltd funded the update to this resource to improve standards of care for people with Parkinson's; however they have no editorial control over the content of the material produced.