Medication compliance in mental health worksheet
What is the theory behind this Medication compliance in mental health worksheet?
Medication compliance means taking your prescribed medications as directed and refilling them when needed. This is important because it helps determine which medications should be continued and which should be replaced based on positive or negative outcomes. It also ensures achievement of the treatment goals.
A lot of factors determine the extent of one’s compliance to their medications. The simplest of reasons could even be forgetfulness while more complex reasons can be based on socioeconomic o factors and personal beliefs and values regarding medication intake.
How will the worksheet help?
The worksheet will help clients who are forgetful about taking their medications on time. It uses a simple tracker to help them remember when to take which medicine that they can place somewhere easily visible on a daily basis. It also provides some useful tips that can further ensure compliance.
How to use the worksheet?
Read through the tips and try to apply them in your daily routine. Write down the details of the medicines as required. In the tracker write down the time that you are supposed to take your medicine and cross off the corresponding box after you have taken it.
You can download this worksheet here.