This activity looks at your ability to appropriately take medications that are prescribed or recommended by a registered doctor, nurse or pharmacist and to monitor and detect changes in a health condition.
The legal tests are:
Needs either –
i. to use an aid or appliance to be able to manage medication; or
ii. supervision, prompting or assistance to be able to manage medication or monitor a health condition.
Managing medication means the ability to take prescribed medication in the correct way and at the right time.
Monitoring a health condition or recognise significant changes means the ability to detect changes in the condition and take corrective action, as advised by a healthcare professional.
Pill boxes, dosette boxes, blister packs, alarms and reminders can be taken into account as aids when you need to use them because you are blind or partially sighted.
When answering the questions think about –
You should put your answers to these questions in the section on the form called "Extra information".