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Handling Medication in Social Care (Train the Trainer course) 30th April 2019

Handling Medication in Social Care

(Train the Trainer course)

Course outcomes


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 organisational accountability 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: 30 April 2019     9.30 am to 4.30 pm


Venue: ARC Scotland, Unit 11 Hardengreen Business Centre, Eskbank, Dalkeith EH22 3NX (there is free car parking available)


Cost: £250 per person, each candidate will receive a training manual containing all the handouts used on the day in order that they can deliver this training within their own organisation.

(Tea and coffee will be available on arrival and a light buffet lunch will be provided).

To book a place email [email protected] or

Phone 0131 663 4444