Do I give the med or hold? - page 7

I work in LTC, my resident is given gabapentin (time release capsule) along with a lot of other tablets. This resident chews all meds and will not listen that gabapentin states "swallow whole, do not... Read More

  1. Visit  spectrabrite profile page
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    Quote from BrandonLPN
    A few points: a) our breakfast is at 730. b) the doctor explicitly changed the med time to first shift, to avoid third shift having to wake people up so early c) in my facility, and many others, nobody is going home. They are here till they die. d) the third shift nurse has upwards of 80 residents some shifts so popping in 30 minutes before breakfast is not as easy as you suggest. It can not be done by any human on the planet. She would have to start giving them at 5 am or earlier.
    Our third shift has 146 residents, there are 2 seatings for all meals, there all here till they die but we manage to wake and give as directed no problem. 56 of our residents are a locked dementia unit third shift covers both sides.
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  3. Visit  morte profile page
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    and you point is?....
    Quote from spectrabrite
    Our third shift has 146 residents, there are 2 seatings for all meals, there all here till they die but we manage to wake and give as directed no problem. 56 of our residents are a locked dementia unit third shift covers both sides.


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