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Antidepressants and Discontinuation Syndrome By Ashley Gay, Pharm D, Gayco Consultant Pharmacist Depression is the most common mental health problem in the elderly.  Our current state average is 52.4% but many homes are much higher with the recent focus on decreasing anti-psychotic use for agitation and anxiety. The resident’s therapy is often changed multiple times…
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Happy Halloween from Gayco Healthcare! Billing Department as M&Ms Pharmacists Pharmacy Techs Customer Care Tasha Sterling as Witch from Hansel and Gretel Tammy Stewart as Evil Ringmaster   Josh Harrell as Clark Kent (left) and Jon Martin as Steak and Shake Shift Manager (right) Spice Girls and Lad The Jons
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To get in the spirit of Halloween, we held Spirit Fridays leading up to October 31. Pink Out for Breast Cancer Team Spirit Day Decade Day
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Congratulations to this year’s Pumpkin Contest winners! First Place (middle): The Tin Man by Katie Rowe. Second Place (right): A Jurassic Hatching by Alexis Lawson. Third Place (left): Phil and Bill by the Billing Department   All Contest Entries   Phil and Bill – Billing Dept.   It’s Fall Y’all – Jessica Ritchison   Darlin’…
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It was a great pleasure having Trinity Christian School senior, Laura Beth Mason, do her career path project at Gayco Healthcare. Laura Beth plans to become a pharmacist and chose Gayco Healthcare as the site to perform her three-day co-op. She was able to work on the floor with our technicians, shadow purchasing, billing, and…
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Gayco Healthcare was all pink Friday to bring awareness to cancer. We celebrate those who have beaten cancer and we honor those who fought a good fight. We continue to stand with those that will one day end cancer as we know it. Stand, believe, and stop cancer from stealing life from so many we…
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Gayco Healthcare recently attended the Softwriter’s User Conference, learned about enhancements in our pharmacy dispensing software, and our document management system. These enhancements will help us serve our communities with efficiency and accuracy. This video documents our journey through that process.
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Sunshine and Medication By Beth Greenway, RN, Gayco Consultant Nurse During this time of year, most people look forward to hours of enjoying the beach, swimming pool, lake and so many more outside activities that we may not think about the potential complication of mixing sunshine with medication. Medications that make you more sensitive to…
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Congratulations to the following communities and individuals! Georgia Quality Award Winning Centers Azalealand Nursing & Rehab Church Home LifeSpring Rehabilitation & Healthcare Westbury Conyers Westbury McDonough Terry J. Bryant Media Award Winners Community Involvement: First Place – Westbury Health & Rehab – McDonough Second Place – Twin Fountains Home Wellstar Third Place – Westbury Health…
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F – 761:  Labeling and Storage of Drugs and Biologicals By Luwana Walton, RN Gayco Consultant Nurse F761 is currently the 7th most frequently cited deficiency on standard surveys for the entire country, so it’s one to pay extra attention to. The regulation states: Labeling of Drugs and Biologicals – Drugs and Biologicals used in…
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