Supporting Medication in Social Care Settings for Frontline Staff

Do your staff need training about how to handle medication in your service?

We have the answer: a comprehensive training course which covers the knowledge needed to complete the City & Guilds units 343 Support the use of Medication in Adult Care or 344 Administer Medication to Individuals & Monitor the Effects; both from the Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care. As well as covering the knowledge aspects of the NOS (National Occupational Standards) SCDHSC3122 and SFHCHS3.

The Supporting Medication workshop covers the following:

  • The legislative framework relevant to the support and administration of medication in social care settings.
  • Roles and responsibilities in supporting the use of medication in social care settings.
  • The common types of medication and their use.
  • Techniques for administering medication.
  • The process for receiving, storing and disposing of medication supplies safely.
  • How to promote the rights of the individual and support the use of medication.
  • How to record and report on use of medication.

Costs*:

  • £90 (ARC Members) 
  • £120 (Non Members)

**Workbooks can be purchased separately by organisation that have completed our updated Supporting Medication for Trainers workshop and are delivering our updated material to their staff. Workbooks cost £19 each (ARC members) and £23 each (Non-members) and can be done via paper copy, pdf or online. Please contact [email protected] for details of the workbooks.

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