Addressing the crucial area of medication within the domiciliary setting, this title will cover the key elements staff should be aware of when dealing with medication. Mapped to the Care Certificate, QCF learning points and AWIFHSC Standards, this will prove to be an invaluable training resource.
Beginning with an explanation of the legislation that will affect care workers and continues by explaining the role and responsibilities of the carer this title is a vital tool for managers and trainers who need to deliver training in this important area of service delivery.
Subjects covered include:
An Introduction to Legislation • Policies and Procedures • Types and Classification of Medication • Working with Other Professionals • Maintaining Medication Records • Collection, Storage and Disposal of Medication • Principles of Safe Medication Handling • Supporting Self Administration • Recognising and Reporting Changes to the Individual • Administering Medication • Reporting Mistakes
Care Certificate Standard 13
NOS: CHS2, CHS 6, SCDHSC0022, SCDHSC0223, SCDHSC0032
RQF: Understand the administration of medication (Level 2 Diploma in Care, Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care, Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support)
All Wales Induction Framework for Health and Social Care (AWIFHSC) Sections 3 & 4
National Care Standards
NISCC's Induction Standards