Chronic Disease Management

Chronic Disease Management (CDM) is a service for people with a long-term condition.

 

A long-term condition is a health problem that is likely to last longer than a year and needs ongoing medical care, like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes or asthma.

 

The service is voluntary. If you have a long-term condition, you can choose whether you want to register for it. It is available at all CARiNG stores.

What Can This Service Do For Me?

The service will help you manage the medicines you take for your condition

Your pharmacist is an expert in medicines and will talk to you regularly to help you get the most benefit from them

When you speak to your pharmacist you will be able to discuss any concerns you have about your medicines

Your doctor will continue to provide your medical care

How Do I Register For This Service?

  1. You can register for this service if you have signed up for PMR and get regular prescriptions to treat a long-term condition from your doctor.
  2. You can register at any CARiNG stores.
  3. When you register, your pharmacist will ask for
  4. some information, including your name, contact number and identification card number

  5. your consent to CARiNG for keeping a record of all your medicines in Patient Medication Record (PMR)

  6. Your pharmacist will initiate a medication record for you.
  7. After you have registered for the service, you can fill your prescription at any CARiNG stores and enjoy CDM service and privileges.
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Reviewing your use of medicines

When you have registered for the service, your pharmacist will look at how you use your

medicines and any problems you may have with them.

 

Your pharmacist may provide Medication Use Review (MUR) and / or Monitored Dosage

System (MDS) when necessary/ / or Chronic Disease Management (CDM) when necessary.

 

Filling your prescription

  1. Your pharmacist will check your prescription and prepare the medicines you need according to your doctor’s advice.

  2. The prescription is only valid for a duration as decided by your doctor. Your pharmacist will ask you to follow up with your doctor for regular medical care and new prescription.

 

Will my medical information be in safe hands?
Yes. It is strictly private and confidential.  Informed consent will be obtained before commencing.