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Suitable for care staff who administer medication, in a care home setting. This course will give staff the knowlege and understanding of their responsibilities and the legal requirements when adminstering medication. It is a 3-4 hour course depending on the staffs previous knowlwge and experience. Course content 1. Legislation 2. Roles and responsibilities 3. Safe storage of medication 4. Safe procedure for administration of medication 5. Administration and storage of controlled drugs 6. Documentation 7. Incident reporting 8. Disposal of medication 9. Infection control 10. Common side effects of medication 11. Abuse and misuse of medication.

Suitable for care staff who administer medication, in a care home setting. This course will give staff the knowlege and understanding of their responsibilities and the legal requirements when adminstering medication. It is a 3-4 hour course depending on the staffs previous knowlwge and experience. Course content 1. Legislation 2. Roles and responsibilities 3. Safe storage of medication 4. Safe...

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