Below is a selection of additional suggested readings for health care professionals working with older adults in assisted living facilities.
- American Society on Aging & American Society of Consultant Pharmacists: ADULT MEDUCATION – Improving medication adherence in older adults
- MTMS and the Million Dollar Question: Who will ALF Residents Benefit? [PDF] by Richard Stefanacci
- Primer for Medication Management: What Practitioners need to Know [PDF] by Joanne Kaldy
- START (Screening Tool to Alert Doctors to the Right Treatment) - An evidence-based screening tool to detect prescribing omissions in elderly patients by P. J. Barry, P. Gallagher, C. Ryan, and D. O’Mahony
- STOPP (Screening Tool of Older Persons’ Potentially Inappropriate Prescriptions): Application to acutely ill elderly patients and comparison with Beers’ criteria by Paul Gallagher and Denis O’Mahony
- Mitty, E., & Flores, S. (2007). Assisted Living Nursing Practice: Medication Management: Part 1 Assessing the Resident for Self-Medication Ability. Geriatric Nursing, 28(2), 83-89.
- Mitty, E., & Flores, S. (2007). Assisted living nursing practice: Medication Management: Part 2 Supervision and Monitoring of Medication Administration by Unlicensed Assistive Personnel. Geriatric Nursing, 28(3), 153-160.
- Zimmerman, S., Love, K., Sloane, P. D., Cohen, L. W., Reed, D., Carder, P. C., & Center for Excellence in Assisted Living–University of North Carolina Collaborative. (2011). Medication Administration Errors in Assisted Living: Scope, Characteristics, and the Importance of Staff Training. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 59(6), 1060-1068.