This Care of Medicine training course is designed for residential or domiciliary care professionals, requiring level 1 & 2 medication awareness training as outlined in the CQC/CSSIW guidance.

The Healthcare Commission requires all healthcare professionals who may be required to administer medicines to have a sound knowledge of medicines.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Regulations
  • Current legislation
  • Care values
  • Types of medicine
  • Prescriptions and labels
  • Medicines and the elderly
  • Safe handling of medicines
  • Supporting self-administration
  • Collection, storage and disposal of medicines
  • Drug errors, reporting mistakes and changes
  • Medication records, paperwork including M.A.R. sheet

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Level: 2

Max attendees: 15

Course length: ½ day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements

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For more information about this course, please contact us on telephone: 029 20 494969 – or send us an email using the button below.

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Excellent, facilitator excellent at engaging with participants, brilliant value base, best Medication training I have received in 20 years.