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/CIW 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

Face to Face Training

  • Max attendees: 15
  • Course length: ½ day – 1 day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.


Webinar Training

  • Max attendees: 20
  • Single session: 2 hours

Tutor lead webinars delivering theory based learning. Any practical elements are demonstrated via instructional videos.


Make an enquiry

To make a booking – or for further course details – please contact us on telephone: 029 20 494969. You can also write to us for more information about all of our healthcare training courses.