When an agency assumes responsibility for the care of an elderly resident, it is required to make special efforts to protect their safety. In addition to protecting the health and well being of the elderly residents that you care for, your knowledge of appropriate medication procedures for administering medications will protect you and your agency from faulty medication practices, which may have serious consequences. .
Everyone holds differing beliefs and ideas about using medication. .
The more you know about medication administration assistance and the proper use, the better you will be at performing your job. .