The Importance of eMAR in Medication Management

Medication management plays a key role in determining the quality of care offered in different types of care homes such as nursing care homes, respite care homes, dementia care homes, and disability care homes. Using eMAR (electronic Medication Administration Record) can help care homes streamline their medication administration as the system outperforms paper-based MAR sheets.…

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What is an eMAR?

In order to streamline medication administration and reporting in care homes, documentation of medication is crucial. MAR (Medication Administration Record) chart is the standard system used in care homes for managing medication administration. However, a new alternative, eMAR (electronic MAR), is replacing traditional MAR charts as it is more precise and efficient. Here’s what you…

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Essential Caregiving Tips

Caring for patients/residents in care homes involves more than just aiding them with proper diet and safe mobility; problem-solving, careful planning, etc. are some of the skills required in professional caregiving. Here are some of the essential caregiving tips: 1. Attentive listening Careful listening is the key to fully understand the concerns of patients; this…

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4 Common Caregiving Challenges

Providing quality care to ensure the well-being of patients is the main objective of every care home. However, complications in medication administration and special care required for differently-abled patients and patients suffering from disorders such as dementia present a host of challenges. Here we discuss 4 common challenges that caregivers face: 1. Patients with severe…

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5 FAQs About Caregiving

The quality of care giving determines how quickly and effectively a patient can recover from his/her health disorder and see improvements in overall health. There are countless confusions and concerns regarding caregiving; here are 6 FAQs about caregiving to help you develop a better understanding: 1. What are the different types of care homes? Usually…

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How care homes can benefit from eMAR?

eMAR makes it easy for care workers to effectively manage medication administration. Care workers can drastically lower the risk of medication errors, save time while documenting medication, and restock medication inventory via pharmacy integration using eMAR. Here we discuss how care homes can benefit from eMAR: 1) Efficient and streamlined medication administration eMAR improves the…

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Care Home Staff: 10 Things to Know About MAR Sheets

Medication administration is one of the key responsibilities of a care worker. Medication documentation when done accurately helps in effectively treating the patients/care home residents. MAR (Medical Administration Record) sheets/charts are designed for this specific purpose – to effectively administer medication. Want to know more about MAR sheets? Read on… 1) How to use MAR…

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Care Home Staff: Time Management Tips

For care home staff, time management plays a key role in meeting the healthcare needs of the residents. With a myriad of tasks to be completed every day, efficiently managing time can seem overwhelming for care home staff.  However, effective time management isn’t an unachievable goal. Here’s a quick read on time management for care…

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