Residential Care

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Important information

  • Training
  • Herne bay
  • Duration:
    1 Day
Description

An introduction to all issues relating to; medicines, administration and legal issues.
Suitable for: Care workers in residential care

Important information
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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Herne Bay
1 The Links, CT6 7GQ, Kent, England
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Course programme

Medication - Residential Care

An essential half day course for care workers in residential care covering all issues relating to; medicines, administration and legal issues. Written in accordance with National Pharmaceutical Association guidelines supported by a respected community pharmacist and approved by CSCI.

The course covers

  • Classification of medicines
  • Labels and prescriptions
  • Strengths and dosage
  • Routes of administration
  • How medicines work
  • Homely household remedies
  • Care staff responsibilities
  • Records and disposal
  • Self medication
  • Medication policies and procedures
  • Side effects
  • Dangerous combinations and emergency situations
  • The importance of company policy

Full course handout provided


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