Home health and hospice agencies have an important role to play in preventing opioid abuse. At least one accrediting body has announced new standards around patient and family education when opioids are prescribed including safe use, storage and disposal of opioids. Requirements such as these are likely to expand throughout the industry. Gain a firm grasp on compliant and practical ways your agency can play a part in preventing opioid abuse. Learn the latest statics and discover solutions for controls, disposal and what to do when pills are missing.
- Tool: Medication Disposal Checklist for Homes and Hospice Patients