Community Liaison Pharmacists in Home Care

  • A K Mohiuddin World University of Bangladesh
Keywords: Pharmacists, Patient, Ambulatory Care, Compliance, ADR, Palliative Care, Elderly


The term “Home-based care” or simply home care may be defined as a wide array of different types of care provided in the home by a wide range of parties. The continuum of different types of home-based care delivered in the home varies in terms of different dimensions, including acuity, type of care provided, and degree of physician involvement. Home-based care includes both formal and informal personal care services, Medicare skilled home health, physician house calls, and even “hospital-at-home” services. Medication-related issues are basic among home care patients who take numerous medications and have complex medical chronicles and medical issues. The objectives of home social insurance administrations are to assist people with improving capacity and live with more prominent freedom; to advance the customer's ideal dimension of prosperity; and to help the patient to stay at home, maintaining a strategic distance from hospitalization or admission to long-term care foundations. Home care is an arrangement of care given by talented experts to patients in their homes under the bearing of a doctor. Home medicinal services administrations incorporate nursing care; physical, word related, and discourse language treatment; and medical social administrations. Doctors may allude patients for home medicinal services administrations, or the administrations might be asked for by relatives or patients. The scope of home human services benefits a patient can get at home is boundless. Contingent upon the individual patient's circumstance, care can extend from nursing care to specific medical administrations, for example, laboratory workups. Basic analyses among home medicinal services patients incorporate circulatory disease, coronary illness, damage and harming, musculoskeletal and connective tissue disease and respiratory disease.

Author Biography

A K Mohiuddin, World University of Bangladesh

Department of Pharmacy,
World University of Bangladesh
Dhanmondi, Dhaka – 1205, Bangladesh


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Mohiuddin, A. 2019. Community Liaison Pharmacists in Home Care. PharmaTutor. 7, 4 (Apr. 2019), 1-21. DOI: