Preventing Epilepsy Deaths: Clinician Toolkit
Examples of Empowering Conversations

When your patient has social determinants of health considerations

Determine if patient has barriers to treatment access

How easy is it for you to keep up with your treatment plan? What gets in the way for you?

Well, I’m not always able to pick up my medication in time.  I don’t have a steady job, so I have terrible insurance and I can’t drive, nor can any of my family, so it is hard to pick up my medication.

I understand that medications can be expensive, and it can be difficult for anyone to keep up with their medication, even when they can drive to the pharmacy. Let’s see if we can work together to make things more doable for your specific life circumstances. What kind of support would help you the most?  We may even be able to get your medication delivered to you.