Safe Handling of Medication Training Course

Handling Medication in Social Care Settings


Knowing how to store, distribute and dispose of medication are key skills for all staff involved in handling medication yet many care homes are failing to provide good service in this area. All the learning outcomes in the Knowledge and Skills set issued by Skills For Care are covered in this course.

The qualification covers the following topics:

  • Principles of care
  • Legislation
  • Self medication & assisted medication
  • Safe Handling
  • Teamwork
  • Issues and problems

Duration – 1 day

Assessment method – Question booklet to be completed

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