Supporting Medication in Social Care settings addresses practical support for use of medication that reflects social care principles and values including the need for accurate recording and reporting. The course covers broad types, classifications and forms of medication, as well as safe handling and storage. This training meets the knowledge learning outcomes of the QCF unit ‘HSC 3047 Support use of medication in Social Care’.
This course will be delivered in line with RQIA standards, specifically the standard relating to the management of medicines which states that ‘The management of medicines is in accordance with legislative requirements, professional standards and Department for Health NI guidance’.
By the end of the course the learners will:
- understand the legislative framework for the use of medication in social care settings
- understand roles and responsibilities in the use of medication is social care settings
- explore the common types of medication and their use
- understand the techniques for administering medication
- understand the process for receiving, storing and disposing of medication supplies safely
- understand how to promote the rights of the individual and support use of medication
- understand how to record and report on the use of medication.
cost ARC Members £85.00 | Non-Members £105.00
Location ARC NI Offices