There is often a lack of formal training around controlled drugs, with myths adding to poor practice. This is compounded by the fact that most controlled drugs registers are designed for hospitals and pharmacies and therefore not suited for use by care homes.
This course will teach you how manage and administer controlled drugs in line with legal requirements and national best practice (2016 NICE guidelines). As part of the course, we will supply you with a controlled drugs register that we have specifically designed for care homes which is fully compliant with NICE 2016 guidelines on controlled drugs.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
The handout includes a checklist for use in the workplace to ensure that legal requirements are complied with and best practices are followed. There are also a series of questions to enable the learner to check their understanding.
CQC Key Lines of Enquiry
S2.3 Are people’s records accurate, complete, legible, up-to- date, securely stored and available
to relevant staff so that they support people to stay safe?
S4.How does the provider ensure the proper and safe use of medicines?
E2.How does the service make sure that staff have the skills, knowledge and experience to
deliver effective care and support?
(up to 16 people)
£600 + VAT