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Handling Medication in Social Care Train the Trainer course

ARC Scotland are delivering a Handling Medication in Social Care Train the Trainer course.  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.

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Date for this course will be 8 September 2021

9.45am to 4.15pm

The course will be held by means of Webinar or similar social media platform. It will be essential that you have a laptop with a camera and audio.

The cost to attend this course is £250 per person.

Should you wish to book a place please contact

Muriel McLeod on 0131 663 4444 or

email [email protected]