Medicines Care Guides For Residential Aged Care

Published online: 
02 June 2011


The aim of the Medicines Care Guides is to provide a quick medicine management reference tool for all care staff working in residential aged care in New Zealand.

Guidance is provided for key medicine safety topics relevant to the care of older adults. This guidance is based on current legislation, best available evidence and published guidelines, and is consistent with the New Zealand medicines strategy, Actioning Medicine in New Zealand (Associate Minister of Health and Minister of Health 2010).

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    02 June 2011
  • Hardcopy date of publication:
    02 May 2011
  • ISBN:
    978-0-478-37438-4 (Print), 978-0-478-37441-4 (Online)
  • HP number:
  • Citation:
    Ministry of Health. 2011. Medicines Care Guides For Residential Aged Care. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download
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