This full-day Foundation Course in Medicines Administration for Care Homes covers teaches how to safely prepare for, select, administer and record tablets and capsules as a step-by-step process, against a comprehensive competence checklist (built from year’s of research into why medication errors occur). This ensures medicines are given in a safe and systematic way, reducing the risk of errors. This course has been shown to reduce errors by 36% in a study by Hampshire County Council. In the afternoon, there are practical activities covering how to administer oral liquids, creams and ointments, inhalers, and eye drops, with additional content also in the accompanying workbook.
Care support workers and nurses (both new and experienced staff) working in care homes.
Face-to-face (in person) practical workshop.
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