Medication Awareness

This course is an awareness to medication in the care setting. The course covers pertinent issues such as safe storage and also disposal of medication whilst outlining exactly what a medication is. The course is ideal for carers to have an awareness of what medications are and how they should be managed within the health and social care setting .The course then is utilised as a foundation to safe administration of medication.

  • Defining what is meant by the term medication
  • Establishing who is involved with the process in relation to roles and responsibilities.
  • How to safely store medication and what are the legal requirements
    How to safely dispose of medication and the legal / local policy requirements
    How to safely dispose of medication and the legal / local policy requirements

3hrs

The trainer will carry out an on-going assessment

All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance

The course can be delivered at locations to suit the client or at one of our training venues