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Medication Train the Trainer – 25 March 2020

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:   25 March, 2020  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  

(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.