Pharmacy Services

Nursing Home Services

Lorraine’s is the pharmacy provider for Valley Manor Inc. which is a private, non-profit, 90 bed long term care facility that is regulated under the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.  Valley Manor is a fully accredited long term care facility by Accreditation Canada.

 

Lorraine’s Pharmacy provides the following services to Valley Manor:

- Purchase, installation, and maintenance of the medication management system, including PACMED and eMAR.

- Clinical services such as Medication Regimen Reviews under the MedsCheck for Long Term Home Residents Program. (http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/public/

programs/drugs/medscheck/ltc_residents.aspx )

- Daily medication delivery, emergency stat delivery, and after-hours services.

- Drug information references for nursing, access to the Drug Information and Research Centre (DIRC) for more complex inquiries, in-services for nursing staff, and a quarterly drug information newsletter.

- Participation on numerous committees at Valley Manor such as the Professional Advisory Committee, various Accreditation Committees, and the Infection Control Committee.  As well, the LTC pharmacist from Lorraine’s Pharmacy chairs the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee which is responsible for continuous quality improvement of the medication management system at Valley Manor.