The aim of the Supported Living and Extra Care Housing Medication Module is to provide carers, working in Supporting Living/Extra Care Housing , with sufficient knowledge to enable the safe and effective administration of medicines in a person’s own home.
What are medicines?
Types of medicines & how they act in the body
Side effects/ADRs (adverse drug reactions)
Checking in medicines & storage
Self administration & administration fundamentals – 6Rs (the 6 rights)
Ordering & dealing with errors
Administering Different Types of Medicines
Topical medicines, eye, ear and nasal drops and sprays, inhalers,
CDs and transdermal patches
Patient owned medication
The Law & Regulations
Legal framework of medicines
Regulations governing the management of medicines
The module is 5 hours in duration, a workbook is provided and a certificate (valid for 2 years) on successful completion of the multi choice assessment.
Supported Living and Extra Care Housing Medication Module
is available as a
Call 0800 689 0282 for details
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