Guidelines shine light on polypharmacy risks

| 09 Feb 2018

A set of guidelines have been developed to help reduce the number of medications older people with dementia are prescribed. Approved by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), the guidelines are designed to help doctors and healthcare professionals optimise medication use for people with dementia.

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Sophia Bolden

Communications Coordinator

Sophia Bolden is the Communications Coordinator at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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