Medication Awareness for Care Assistants
The Medication awareness course is designed for staff working within a care environment. This course is in line with the National Minimum Standards Requirements and recent CQC guidelines. Candidates will gain an understanding of the legislation involved with administration of medication, along with being able to follow procedures set for safe administration of medication. Candidates will also gain an understanding of the importance of confidentiality and security in all procedures of drug administration. Candidates will also obtain under-pinning knowledge of the above issues and therefore will be able to put this into practice where necessary.
The following topics are covered on this course:
• Introduction to medication
• Storage and dispensing
• Documentation, confidentiality and record keeping
• Administration of medication
• Reducing and eliminating medication errors
• Accountability and responsibility
• Legislation and requirements
• Regulating bodies
This medication awareness training course is presented by means of tutorials, practical exercises and group discussions.
The course is delivered in 3 hours and candidates must demonstrate a willingness to learn through interaction and group activities.
Our training courses are competitively priced and we aim to beat any equivalent training quote.
The training venue should be quiet and undisturbed.
Staff should not be expected to be on duty.
Staff attending should remain for the entire length of the session.
All our courses are compliant with heath and safety executive guidelines and designed to help you meet and exceed the standards expected by the Care Quality Commission.
Train your own staff to deliver this course on our
Medication Awareness Train the Trainer programme.
Care Home Specialists:
To reach our team, call free on: 03332126849
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