What matters to you in your life?

The aim of a medicines review is to ensure that your medicines are helping you with what matters to you in your life.

In advance of the review it is helpful to think about how your medicines can help you with the things that matter most to you. Is there anything you would like to do, make better or change which you think might be affected by your medicines?

Here are some examples….

Work

  • Workload
  • Work relationships
  • Stress
  • Coping
  • Shift pattern
  • Hours
  • Unemployment
  • Finances
  • Volunteering

Health

  • Sleep
  • Weight
  • Energy
  • Mood
  • Hearing
  • Vision
  • Concentration
  • Memory
  • Balance
  • Sex
  • Breathing
  • Pain

Activities of daily living

  • Eating and drinking
  • Walking
  • Chores
  • Going to the toilet
  • Continence
  • Cooking
  • Dressing
  • Church
  • Communting
  • Driving
  • Drug and/or alcohol use
  • Shopping
  • Structure and routine
  • School run

Social Life

  • Going to the pub
  • Watching sport
  • Group activities
  • Exercise classes
  • Going for meal

Friends and family

  • Relationships
  • Looking after someone or being a carer
  • Loneliness or how often you see people
  • Childcare

Interest and hobbies

  • Walking
  • Gardening
  • Looking after pets
  • Watching TV
  • Listening to music
  • Football
  • Social media
  • Reading