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Safe Handling Of Medication Advanced Level Children's Homes
Safe Handling Of Medication Advanced Level Children's Homes

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This one-day course is for Registered Managers, Deputy Managers, and Team Leaders within a Children’s Home. The course focuses on the importance of following legislation within children’s homes, understanding the roles and responsibilities of the residential care workers, and the management’s responsibilities towards the care workers and young people. The course also looks at the importance of effective reporting and recording.

The main learning objectives of the course are as follows:

  1. To identify the various pieces of legislation that are relevant to Children’s Homes including the Children’s Home Regulations 2015
  2. To know the principles of medication policy
  3. To consider the various terms used around medication
  4. To understand your responsibilities when it comes to safe handling of medication
  5. To explore commonly used medications by young people and the side effects
  6. To understand controlled drugs
  7. To identify routes of medication
  8. To know what to do if something goes wrong – reporting procedures
  9. To know the importance of recording and how to record

This course meets the Children’s Home Quality Standards as outlined in The Children’s Homes Regulations (England) 2015 and Children’s Homes Quality Standards 2015.

Upon booking this course, we will discuss the learning objectives and outcomes you wish to achieve based on the young people in your care.

We also have an advanced version, which is specifically for designated individuals or seniors.

Should you wish to discuss your needs before making a booking, please go via our live chat..

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  • Course Certificate
  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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