Kootenay Boundary Division of Family Practice

Project Objectives

Primary Objectives

  • to educate and motivate Kootenay Boundary GPs to reduce polypharmacy within residential care settings, as well as with patients living independently
  • to support staff in residential care facilities in understanding the risks of polypharmacy and to promote medication reduction

Secondary Objectives

  • to track medication counts and other data related (ie falls, use of restraints)
  • to improve the med review process