Peace of Mind Through Home-Based Medical Technology
Technology plays a critical role in home care in many areas. Medical management systems help Increase safety and support independence. For decades, Riverside has helped people get the resources they need to age at home with confidence through in-home technology services.
Medication Dispensing System
The purpose of Riverside’s Medication Dispensing System is simple but vitally important. It reduces the risk of missing a needed dose of medicine or making a medication error. This helps you avoid potential health problems by making sure you take the right medications at the right time.
Using a Philips system that assures the highest compliance average of any medication system, users, family members or other caregivers can feel confident that they are getting an exception level of medical management at home. This user-friendly and affordable system operates through an existing telephone landline and delivers a number of important features:
- The dispensing unit holds up to 40 days of medications at one time
- Medications are loaded, stored and dispensed in covered pill cups
- The system can provide up to six medication doses per day
- A voice alert reminds users when it’s time for medication
- An automatic alert communicates to a designated caregiver if a dose is missed
- Overall medication compliance can be tracked through a web-based system
Using Technology to Improve Care
The medication dispensing system can communicate with “the outside world” if any need for assistance arises. Being connected in this way is crucial, and it’s enhanced by an equally reliable connection to the Riverside Health System and our extensive care-at-home services and long-standing commitment to help older adults remain safe and independent in their own home.
Taking the Next Step
The medication dispensing system is a minimal but valuable investment in helping to assure better health through proper medication management. It also helps users maintain their safety, quality of life and independence.
For more information, please call us at 757-234-8480 or 1-877-287-6061.