Paid Caregivers

Nearly 60% of paid home caregivers make medication errors, study finds

Nearly 60% of paid home caregivers make medication errors, study finds

One-third of paid caregivers who work for clients who live in their own homes had difficulty reading and understanding health-related information and instructions. Furthermore, 60% of them made medication errors involving their clients, according to Northwestern University researchers, who say the study is the first of its kind.