Vol. 2 No. 4 (2019): International Journal of Aging Research
Review Articles

Pharmacists in Home/Hospice/Palliative Care Settings

Abdul Kader Mohiuddin
Department of Pharmacy, World University of Bangladesh 151/8, Green Road, Dhanmondi, Dhaka – 1205, Bangladesh


  • Pharmacists; Patient; Ambulatory Care; Compliance; ADR; Palliative Care; Elderly

How to Cite

Mohiuddin, A. K. . (2019). Pharmacists in Home/Hospice/Palliative Care Settings. International Journal of Aging Research, 2(4). https://doi.org/10.28933/ijoar-2019-08-1006


Medication-related problems are common among home care patients who take many medications and have complex medical histories and health problems. The goals of home health care services are to help individuals to improve function and live with greater independence; to promote the client’s optimal level of well-being; and to assist the patient to remain at home, avoiding hospitalization or admission to long-term care institutions. Home care is an arrangement of care given by gifted experts to patients in their homes under the heading of a doctor. Home medicinal services administrations incorporate nursing care; physical, word related, and discourse dialect treatment; and therapeutic social administrations. Doctors may allude patients for home social insurance administrations, or the administrations might be asked for by relatives or patients. The scope of home social insurance benefits a patient can get at home is boundless. Contingent upon the individual patient’s circumstance, care can extend from nursing care to specific therapeutic administrations, for example, research facility workups. Normal analyses among home social insurance patients incorporate circulatory infection, coronary illness, damage and harming, musculoskeletal and connective tissue sickness and respiratory malady.


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