Medication in the Care Home

This title 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.

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

Format Video-based eLearning
Course Duration   
40 Minutes approximately
Course Content 12 Interactive Chapters, Assessment Quiz and a CPD Accredited Certificate
Consultant Jacqui Ramus CPsychol Dementia Lead at St Monica Trust
 Standards   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)


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


National Care Standards

Northern Ireland

NISCC's Induction Standards

References The Care Certificate, AWIFHSC

Client reviews:

"This video course covers, in clear language, good practice as well as legislative and technical information. It can be used for basic awareness or for full training in the administration of medication.”

Independent Review, Community Care – Four Star Review

"We've used over 30 courses from BVS. They're all very good training materials and of excellent quality. I'd definitely recommend BVS.”

Dhunraj Ramjeawon - Haven Lodge