Medication Awareness and Safe Handling of Medication
This course will give learners an insight into the procedures that should be followed when taking charge of a person’s medication outside of a health setting. It discusses requesting prescriptions, maintaining records, storing, administering and disposing of medication, self-medication and issues that might arise in the administration of medication.
The course is intended for people who are involved in looking after medication for anyone outside of a healthcare setting, including:
- Carers in domiciliary settings
- Carers in care homes
- Managers of care providers
- Family members who want to understand more about safe handling of medication