18 Oct PainChek partner with Ward Medication Management
PainChek® partner with Ward Medication Management for national roll out of pain assessment software in residential aged care
PainChek® is partnering with Ward Medication Management (Ward MM) to deliver the federally funded national roll-out of PainChek® technology to the Australian Residential Aged Care market.
Ward MM already has a team of expert Clinical Pharmacists working across residential aged care in Australia. They are currently delivering medication advisory services to reduce medication-related harm within residential aged care.
Clinical teams from PainChek® and Ward Medication Management will team up to deliver training to aged care service providers in the use of the technology as part of the national
“This partnership will help fast track the PainChek® Government-funded program with WardMM providing their skilled resources to support the PainChek® roll out across the more than 2000 aged care homes in Australia” commented Philip Daffas, CEO of PainChek Ltd. “Our joint goal is to deliver the PainChek® solution and pain medication training to the nurses and carers who look after the 100,000 Australian aged care residents with dementia within a one-year timeframe”added Daffas.
Engagement of the residential aged care facilities, marketing of the training program and co-ordination of the sessions will be centralised through PainChek®. Ward MM will deliver up to 350 PainChek residential aged care training sessions and Ward MM will also implement a “train the trainer” program co-ordinated via its 30 clinical pharmacists.
Ward MM CEO, Fiona Rhody-Nicoll commented, “we are thrilled to be partnering with PainChek®to ensure an optimal roll out of this powerful technology nationally. We see great opportunity for the functionality of PainChek® to support clinical teams to make better informed decisions, particularly for those who are unable to articulate their pain.
The PainChek® technology will allow our own team to translate resident pain-assessment data and insights into actionable medication recommendations for GPs via the Residential Medication Management Review process, delivering a more pro-active and integrated level of care for residents of aged care facilities.”
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