Aged care patients missing out on medication management reviews

Data suggest the service is "greatly underutilised" among new residents
elderly patient with medicine.

Only one-in-five patients receive a Medicare-funded medication management review after entering an aged care facility, a study suggests. 

University of South Australia researchers say the figures show residential medication management reviews (RMMR) are “greatly underutilised” among new aged care patients at risk of harm due to polypharmacy.