Long Term Care Pharmacy Products & Services
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Skilled Nursing Facilities
How We Can Help
We understand the large-scale pharmaceutical demands of skilled nursing facilities, and we’re more than equipped to help you ensure that the persistent challenges of your facility’s pharmacy needs are met. To help you succeed, we’ve put together a comprehensive service package that includes what you need to keep things running smoothly:
- On-site Day Medication Dispensing Machines (fully maintained by Spectrum Pharmacy)
- Medication dispensing equipment provided (medication carts, IV pumps)
- Clinical support and training services
- Pharmacist consultation services
- Medication therapy management services
- Medication Administration Records (MARs) for a small, per resident fee
We’re always open and willing to customize our services to fit your specific needs, so if there’s something you’re interested in seeing us provide, please just ask and we’ll see what we can do!
Spectrum Pharmacy offers three types of medication packaging. Residents can receive their medication(s) using any combination of these options.
Multi-dose Package: 7-day supply of medications. Each bubble is large enough to house several different types of prescription drugs. Medication is sorted out according to the time of day and day of the week it needs to be administered. The work has been done for you—just punch out the corresponding blister for a full set of all the needed medication for that hour of the day. Good for individuals with routine medications and/or medications that need to administered multiple times daily.
Unit Dose Cards—30-day supply “card” containing only one type of medication. Medication is removed from the card by punching out the corresponding blister for the day. Good for individuals with all variety of medication needs, both routine and frequently changing dosages.
Vials: Medication vial containing a 30-day supply of only one type of medication. Good for individuals with changing dosages or for caregivers who prefer to sort residents’ medication themselves.
Packaging images courtesy of MTS Medication Technologies, Centor Inc., and Rx Systems Inc.
Spectrum Pharmacy delivers every medication order free of charge, right to your door.* Both delivery options are available for each order, and we ask that you please specify your preference.
On Demand: You can call, fax, or submit a medication order through your caregiver portal. It will be delivered that same day.
Cycle Fill: After an initial setup of the resident’s medication orders, we will automatically deliver the medications every 28-30 days, depending on the type of packaging selected. Our technicians will call your facility before filling the orders to verify that it is still needed.
*For orders called in during business hours