Increasing Medication Compliance in Psychiatric Patients

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Increasing Medication Compliance in Psychiatric Patients

Project Name and Completion Person

  1. I) Project Name: Increasing Medication Compliance in Psychiatric Patients.
  2. II) Project Started: 12th Mar 2019

III)       Project Duration: 5 Months

  1. IV) Completed by: 13th Aug 2019

Project Purpose

The primary underlying principle for this project is to increase the medication compliance of the psychiatric patients as it is susceptible hence needs to be taken on by every member in the project team, which is the primary concern in most institutions, (Mann, Waternaux & Haas et al., 2016). The primary focus is to intervene, implement and perform exemplary duties to enable its accomplishment.

Project Description

The research involves a proposal to the support givers copied to head of different departments. The review of the past literature helps to show a gap between the previous studies and these projects as well as providing a strong foundation to the project.

Business Perspective

The increment of the medication compliance to the patient may have a more significant impact in their health; hence failure to achieve this goal may tarnish the picture of the institution as a whole. This may lead to economic catastrophe in different sectors due to negligence.

Performance Actions

This project is scheduled to be completed within 5 months in consideration of the relevant observation made from the data collection process. Deliverables to be achieved at the end of the project include the quality improvement of medication offered to the psychiatric patients among others.

Exclusion Criteria

The project may not put more focus on the factors that may bias the final result findings as well as social interactions of the psychiatric patients with the caregivers and the family. The different views of the pre-perceived ideas that people may have on psychiatric patients are also not considered in the report.

Inclusion Criteria

The research has provided sufficient information on the project benefits to the people suffering from mental disorders as well as the advantages that the project renders to the nurses who are taking care of the patients, hence a relief to the community. The improvement of the economic status of the State is also well covered.






The research constraints include difficulty in ensuring the team players have got a good team spirit and coming up with other team members, as suggested Levenson, (2015). Some of the resources may also be constrained to find, and finally the implementation of time as programmed in the research.

Major Milestones

The caregivers in the institution will get to the complete understanding of their visions in improving the mental health status of psychiatric patients. As all the stakeholders are incorporated in various activities in the project, everyone will realize their efforts in making a positive change in the patient’s health.


Psychiatric patients at Jacksonville University

Friends and relatives of the patients

The communal organizations, such as religious groups, medical practitioner’s board, and other relevant organizations

The caregivers of the Jacksonville University health institution

Major Deliverables

Delivering sufficient knowledge and skills to the relevant practitioners on how to handle psychiatric patients as well as increasing medication compliance is well thought of. The team is optimistic to realize the constructive behavioral changes both to patients and staff members in courtesy of the project.

Team members include:

Jayne Chu (Secretary General)

Professor Basket Young (Director, Jacksonville University)

Rachel Hadassah (Team Mentor


Sources of data greatly depend on the expensive research and informative reading of the scholarly articles, journals, and books from the relevant websites. The academicians from different departments with relevant knowledge on the project topic may be consulted. Brainstorming on the subject may also be done by the group with relevant expertise on psychiatric patients. According to Vaughn & Leff (2014), Scholarly articles have widely used as sources of information.









Mind Map


Team members
Family and community
Data Collection





Targeted population
Psychiatric Patient


Report Writing














Gantt Chart

Task Start time Days left to Finish
Brainstorming 0 3
Make Project Plan 3 6
Stakeholder Buy-in 9 10
Starting Meeting 18 4
Launching Campaign 21 6
Analysis 26 3
Report Writing 29 2
Final Report Presentation 34 1









Levenson, H. (2015). Multidimensional locus of control in psychiatric patients. Journal of consulting and clinical psychology41(3), 397.

Mann, J. J., Waternaux, C., Haas, G. L., & Malone, K. M. (2016). Toward a clinical model of suicidal behavior in psychiatric patients. American Journal of Psychiatry156(2), 181-189.

Vaughn, C., & Leff, J. (2014). The measurement of expressed emotion in the families of psychiatric patients. British Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology15(2), 157-165.