Medicine Adherence – an algorithm for selection of suitable aid for compliance - April 2018


‘There are many alternative interventions, which may be more appropriate to be used in preference to a MCA in helping patients to take their medicines and to maintain their independence. Some interventions support the use of original packs of medicines. The use of original packs of medicines with appropriate support would be the preferred option of supplying medicines.’

‘Improving patient outcomes - the better use of multi-compartment compliance aids’, RPS


“We need to ensure high quality pharmaceutical care is delivered to people in care homes and in their own homes, many of whom have increasing dependency and multiple conditions.”

‘Achieving excellence in pharmaceutical care – a strategy for Scotland’

NHS Scotland/Scottish Government, 2017






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