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Medication in the Care Home
Medication in the Care Home

This interactive video-based course covers the key elements staff should be aware of when dealing with medication.

Mapped to Care Certificate Standard 13, RQF learning points and AWIFHSC standards this will prove to be an invaluable training resource.

Looking for the Home Care (Domiciliary) course? Click here

This interactive video-based course covers the key elements staff should be aware of when dealing with medication.

Mapped to Care Certificate Standard 13, RQF learning points and AWIFHSC standards this will prove to be an invaluable training resource.

Looking for the Home Care (Domiciliary) course? Click here

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Jacqui Arnold
Jacqui Arnold 
Care Home Consultant, Chief Experience Officer at Milbotix.

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“I have a better understanding of administrating medication and why we have to follow policies and procedures.”
 
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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 Medication in the Care Home.

12 Interactive Chapters, Assessment Quiz and a CPD Accredited Certificate

Subjects covered include:

  • An introduction to legislation
  • Roles, responsibilities and boundaries
  • Types of medicine
  • Ways medicines are administered
  • Safe practice
  • Storing medication safely
  • Monitored dosage systems
  • Maintaining medication records
On average this online course should take around 40 minutes.

England

Care Certificate Standard 3

Health and Social Care NOS/QCF Units 21, 226, 233, 24, 232, 240, 336, 395 & 3118

RQF: Duty of care (Level 2 Diploma in Care), Duty of care in care settings (Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care, Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support)

Wales

All Wales Induction Framework for Health and Social Care (AWIFHSC) Sections 1, 2 & 5

Scotland

National Care Standards

Northern Ireland

NISCC’s Induction Standards

Jacqui Arnold, CPsychol, Chief Experience Officer at Milbotix, LinkedIn Profile

Jacqui Arnold

Jacqui Arnold is an esteemed course consultant at CareTutor, specializing in a wide range of courses related to care work, including GDPR for Care Workers, Principles of Person-Centred Care, Privacy and Dignity, Role of the Care Worker, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, Effective Communication, Dementia Care 1: Understanding Dementia, Dementia Care 2: Person Centred Dementia Care, and Medication in the Care Home. With a wealth of experience and expertise in the field, Jacqui brings invaluable insights to these courses.

With over 35 years of experience in social care, Jacqui has worked in various capacities, beginning as a practitioner, and progressing into roles such as Care Home Management, training and development, and consultancy. For 17 years, she served as the Dementia Lead at St Monica Trust, where she honed her expertise in dementia care and developed a deep understanding of the needs of individuals living with dementia.

As a Chartered Occupational Psychologist with a BSc Psychology (Honours) Degree and an MSc in Occupational Psychology (with merit), Jacqui is passionate about applying the principles of occupational psychology to enhance organizational development and improve the quality of care across different sectors. She firmly believes that dementia care requires careful planning and a person-centred approach that values individuals, considers their life history, and recognizes the profound impact of memory and emotions on well-being.

Currently serving as the Chief Experience Officer at Milbotix, Jacqui is dedicated to introducing assistive technology within the care sector. By leveraging innovative technology, she aims to enhance well-being, reduce the time spent on supporting distress, and create opportunities for positive interactions that promote preventive care and overall well-being.

Jacqui’s areas of interest encompass various aspects of service development, policy and practice, culture change, training delivery and evaluation, regulatory compliance, and continuous improvement. She has also been involved in the establishment of Memory Cafes for individuals living with dementia and their caregivers. Additionally, Jacqui offers business/executive coaching and provides support to staff members and teams to ensure the delivery of excellent evidence-based services.

Jacqui’s commitment to enhancing the care sector and her passion for promoting well-being make her an invaluable resource for those seeking to excel in their roles and provide exceptional care to individuals in need.

Jacqui Arnold, BSc (Hons), MSc (Merit)
Care Home Consultant, Chief Experience Officer at Milbotix 
 

With over 35 years of experience in social care, Jacqui has worked in various capacities, beginning as a practitioner, and progressing into roles such as Care Home Management, training and development, and consultancy. Jacqui is co-founder and Chief Experience Officer at Milbotix. She is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist and has extensive experience providing care for older people in a range of settings. She was formerly on the board for Skills for Care, and until 2021 held the role of Dementia Lead for a social care charity in Bristol, UK.

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