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Home Care 8 - Medication
Home Care 8 – Medication

Addressing the crucial area of medication within the domiciliary setting, this course will cover the key elements staff should be aware of when dealing with medication. Beginning with an explanation of the legislation that will affect care workers and continues by explaining the role and responsibilities of the carer this title is a vital tool for managers and trainers who need to deliver training in this important area of service delivery.

Mapped to the Care Certificate, RQF learning points and AWIFHSC Standards, this will prove to be an invaluable training resource.

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Addressing the crucial area of medication within the domiciliary setting, this course will cover the key elements staff should be aware of when dealing with medication. Beginning with an explanation of the legislation that will affect care workers and continues by explaining the role and responsibilities of the carer this title is a vital tool for managers and trainers who need to deliver training in this important area of service delivery.

Mapped to the Care Certificate, RQF learning points and AWIFHSC Standards, this will prove to be an invaluable training resource.

Looking for the Care Home course? Click here

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“This helps me to know how to encourage the service user to be able to take medication by their self. It makes me know the rules that surround giving medication to the service user. “
 
Mary Adebiyi – Spencer & Arlington Ltd

Overview

This online training course has been designed specifically for Care and Support Workers working in a social care setting. It may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about Home Care 8: Medication.

6 Interactive Chapters, Assessment Quiz and a CPD Accredited Certificate

Subjects covered include:

  • An Introduction to Legislation
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Types and Classification of Medication
  • Working with Other Professionals
  • Maintaining Medication Records
  • Collection, Storage and Disposal of Medication
  • Principles of Safe Medication Handling
  • Supporting Self Administration
  • Recognising and Reporting Changes to the Individual
  • Administering Medication
  • Reporting Mistakes
On average this online course should take around 30 minutes.

England

Care Certificate Standard 13

NOS: CHS2, CHS 6, SCDHSC0022, SCDHSC0223, SCDHSC0032

RQF: Understand the administration of medication (Level 2 Diploma in Care, Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care, Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support)

Wales

All Wales Induction Framework for Health and Social Care (AWIFHSC) Sections 3 & 4

Scotland

National Care Standards

Northern Ireland

NISCC’s Induction Standards

Elaine Bartlett Bpharm, MRPharmS, Specialist Consultant Pharmacist Former Medication Inspector
Boots the Chemist

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