Medications Management

course duration:

Full day

Course outline:

This is a full day course that provides an awareness of the current legislation requirements and good practice relating to administering medication, or supporting others to administer medication, in a care setting. It will provide attendees with the skills required by care workers* in line with CQC requirements to handle, prepare and administer medications safely and the knowledge of the management of medication, the care worker’s roles and responsibilities and what to do should an error occur.

Any health care worker who may administer medication to service users or who may support service users to manage their own medications will benefit from this course.

*this course will be of particular use to nurses, care assistants and support workers in both residential and domiciliary settings



We are proud to be the training provider that delivers this course for Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council.


Course Details

Medications Management

What this course covers:

  • What is a medicine? Common types and their uses
  • Compliance systems
  • Relevant statutory standards, codes of practice, legislation, policies and procedures for your role
  • Roles and responsibilities (featuring the eight core principles)
  • Ordering, receiving and auditing medication
  • How to administer medication
  • Safe storage of medication
  • Recording medication administered and monitoring individual's medication
  • Controlled Drugs
  • Consent and ensuring the individual(s) you support know what they are agreeing in regards to the way in which they are supported
  • Medication errors

Benefits of Attending

  • Increases knowledge on safe practices and how to meet standards when handling and administering medications
  • Helps you to reduce risks towards self and others involved in direct care
  • Gives advice on best practice and person-centred approaches
  • Gives practical advice and detailed instructions on how to administer specific medications and how to fill in various medication forms, with many picture references to help
  • Know where to go for support should an error occur
  • Able to understand up to date legislation and guidance
  • High-quality learner support materials that will be yours to keep and use as a reference/evidence of learning.
  • Furthers your personal and professional development


Upon completion of the course, you will receive certification of Attendance

Minimum recommended refresher frequency


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