Person Centred Administration of Medication

There are many care settings in which the safe handling and administration of medication is a key part of care and support. Anyone involved in healthcare and social care (paid or unpaid) has a responsibility to ensure that there is not only safe handling of medication but also that support is person centred.

Our training is available to care and support workers, nurses and unpaid carers.

It is important to have up to date training on safe techniques with an annual refresher. Our training is mapped to Standard 13.5 – Understand medication and healthcare techniques.

Course Outline

Aims

  • To give detailed guidance on the safe management of medicines
  • To raise awareness of legislation that relates to the management of medicines
  • To meet relevant regulatory standards

Objectives

  • To understand their role and responsibilities in the safe management of medicines
  • To understand the importance of administering medicines to the right person, with the right medicines, in the right dose, at the right time and by the right route
  • To offer medication support in a way that observes person centred principles; upholding their rights to respect, consent, choice, privacy, dignity and confidentiality
  • To be able to practice in compliance with relevant regulations

Full day taught courses are £45 per person or £495 for a group of 12 – 15 learners

Half day UPDATE taught courses are £35 per person or £375 for a group of 12 – 15 learners

Dates available on arrangement

JoCo Learning & Development Ltd. can also create this course for you on arrangement at your workplace.

Person Centred Administration of Medication course is full day workshop and is for 12 - 15 learners. Additional learners may be negotiated at additional cost. Learners will receive a workbook to facilitate retaining and refreshing knowledge following the course. The course includes two tests to ensure sufficient competency. Certificates of completion will be sent following the course for those learners who have attained the acquired level. A Training Evaluation report following learner feedback will also be received.

We require a host organisation to provide an appropriate size training room for the number of learners and the ability to provide learners with refreshments (tea and coffee) and facilities for breaks (toilets).

Please contact us to discuss your needs, facilities and any bespoke needs for your staff.
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