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Administration of Medication for Social Care Practitioners

Delivery: Online or In-Person
Duration: one day
Audience: Professionals
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Learn the importance of safe administration of medication for people who you support.
An enjoyable and very informative day….enabling staff to have the knowledge, skills and confidence to meet medication support needs of supported people

About This Course

Supporting or administering medication in social care is now often required in many services.

This course will help you to understand your role and responsibility whilst highlighting dilemmas and issues that you may face.

Attending this will help you to recognise good practice and the importance of following correct procedures within your work setting.


£110 per person

1-day course, 9.30-4.00

On-line or in person

Who is it for?


For support practitioners who are required to support or administer medication to people within the service.

Our Trainers

Dawn Newlands has over 22 years of delivering training within the Health & Social Care sector.

She has worked with children & young people and adults with additional support needs both as a practitioner and senior manager.

Her style, knowledge and delivery of training is both supportive and thought provoking.

She believes strongly on the importance of quality assurance and getting the best out of people.


Derek Parker has worked in the Social Care Sector since 1986 and has a wealth of experience of supporting people with complex needs within the voluntary, statutory, health and private sector.

He is passionate about collaborative partnership working and supporting people to have a say in all decisions that affect their lives.

His approach in learning and development enables people to increase knowledge and practice within the work role.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand your accountability and responsibility in the administration of medication.
  • Consider the legal framework and how this relates to your organisational policy and procedures.
  • Recognise the importance of accurate record keeping and the sharing of information.
  • Understand the practicalities in the safe administration of medication.