*Above to be completed by A Helping Hand Senior Care Services staff*
*Below to be completed by the Physician or Health Care Professional*
The following may be given on a PRN (as needed) basis. Medications contraindicated will be noted by the physician. Equivalent generic or store brands may be used. Follow all instructions as listed. Chart medications administered on the Medication Administration Record (MAR). Document the reason for giving the medication and the resident’s response to the medication in the Health Progress Notes.
Call Poison Control Immediately: 1-800-222-1222
Mild sunburn/insect bites/minor skin irritation (i.e. Poison Ivy/Oak) :
Chapped Lips/Cold Sores:
Notify nurse if you have ANY questions about passing the standing orders/over-the-counter medication.
If the person served is unconscious, call 911 immediately.