Medicines Administration

Safe Administration of Medicines in a Residential, Domiciliary or Foster Care setting.


To provide those responsible for administering medication with knowledge and understanding

of safe working practice within the legal framework.


  • Legal Framework / National Minimum Standards
  • Drug Classifications/Medication Names
  • Principals of Prescriptions and Homely Remedies
  • Storage and Safe Disposals
  • MAR Charts, including practical exercises
  • Adverse Reactions and Allergies
  • Medication Errors
  • Missed/Refused Medicines
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