Handling Medication in Social Care (Train the Trainer course) – 14 February 2020

At the end of this course trainers will have the materials to deliver a one day course with the following outcomes:


  • Understand what is meant by “The principles of care” in relation to handling medication, and how these should and can be applied when supporting any individual with their medication routine.


  • Appreciate the importance of continuous risk assessment and individual circumstances & support plans.


  • Have an appreciation of the legal framework which underpins the policies and procedures laid down by employers in relation to supporting people with their medication;


  • Have an appreciation of both personal and organisationalaccountability and responsibility, and to know who makes the important decisions regarding medication.


  • Be more confident about “Safe handling of medication”(The 7 ‘Rights’ when handling medication)


  • Understand the importance of sharing information appropriately and working consistently with procedures in a team setting and when working alone.


  • Recognise common issues, problems and dilemma’s


  • Be more familiar with organisation’s own policy on handling medication and supporting individuals with medication.
Date of Training:    14 February, 2020   9.30 am to 4.30 pm

Venue:  Hanover Scotland, 12 Institution Road, Elgin, IV30 1QX
Cost:  £250 per person   

(Attendees will receive a training manual with all the handouts used on the day)

To book a place email [email protected] or Phone 0131 663 4444.