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Guide: Relieving staffing shortage burdens at assisted living communities

Mar 16th, 2022

Assisted living communities across the country are facing continued burdens from the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. Most recently, these communities have faced challenges retaining staff. Is your community struggling with staffing shortages? You’re not alone.

Leaning on your pharmacy partner can relieve some of the extra duties your nursing and administrative staff may be facing. Here are four questions you should be asking to make sure you’re getting the most out of your pharmacy partnership:

How a Pharmacy Partnership Can Help

  1. Does your relationship with your pharmacy team help ease the burden that medication management can often cause?
  2. Are customized packaging, ideal drop-off times and personalized communication a standard part of your pharmacy relationship?
  3. Is your pharmacist available for support and consultation services 24/7?
  4. Can the pharmacy team provide immunizations on site, at a day and time that works best for your staff and residents?

A strong integrated pharmacy partner should help alleviate the burdens caused by staffing shortages. The results? Improved care for residents and increased operational efficiency for staff.

Read the four ways your pharmacy partner can alleviate burdens caused by staffing shortages at your community.

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