Medication Safety

In the hospital At home Kids and families can help with medication safety in the hospital in a few ways. First, know the medications you are taking, when you should take them, the dose, and what the medication is for. Kids can be medication checkers and serve as a double-checker in the safety process. It … Continue reading Medication Safety

Avoiding Falls

Even during a short hospital stay, kids may feel unsteady on their feet because of inactivity or the medicines they are taking. Talk to the hospital staff about your child’s risk for falls, and find out how they decide what precautions to take. Some hospitals provide grippy socks or a special wristband for patients who … Continue reading Avoiding Falls