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Medication Administration Refresher via Zoom


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Course details:

Medication refresher - 2 hrs course builds on knowledge, experience of attendees and covers current changes.

This course is for staff who need a refresher only and have already completed a full medication courses.

(Not for staff who are new into care/new employees)

The course has been designed for experienced care staff who need to refresh knowledge.  It will discuss how to promote the principles of the SSWB Act 2014 i.e. and will cover:

  • Voice and control of the individual
  • Prevention and early intervention – including recognising the signs and symptoms of errors, side effect and reduced effectiveness.
  • Well-being – supporting people to achieve their own well-being
  • Co-production – encouraging individual to become more involved in the administration of their medication.

The courses have also been designed to ensure compliance with the RISCA 2016 and The Regulated Services Regulations 2017 which come into force on 2.4.18

DateTimeVenueTrainerTarget group
16th May 2022 2pm - 4pm Zoom Tim Dallinger Targeted Services – Community Wellbeing, Disability Team, Family Support & Intervention, Looked After Children, Commissoned Services, Older People & HSW, Quality Standards, Vulnerable People Team, Youth Justice Service, Foster Carers

Target Group - All staff who administer medication in the care sector.

Staff who support people with medication, including those who:
• Prompt medication
• Assist with medication
• Administer medication
9th June 2022 2pm - 4pm Zoom Tim Dallinger Targeted Services – Community Wellbeing, Disability Team, Family Support & Intervention, Looked After Children, Commissoned Services, Older People & HSW, Quality Standards, Vulnerable People Team, Youth Justice Service, Foster Carers

Target Group - All staff who administer medication in the care sector.

Staff who support people with medication, including those who:
• Prompt medication
• Assist with medication
• Administer medication
7th July 2022 2pm - 4pm Zoom Tim Dallinger Targeted Services – Community Wellbeing, Disability Team, Family Support & Intervention, Looked After Children, Commissoned Services, Older People & HSW, Quality Standards, Vulnerable People Team, Youth Justice Service, Foster Carers

Target Group - All staff who administer medication in the care sector.

Staff who support people with medication, including those who:
• Prompt medication
• Assist with medication
• Administer medication
3rd August 2022 2pm - 4pm Zoom Tim Dallinger Targeted Services – Community Wellbeing, Disability Team, Family Support & Intervention, Looked After Children, Commissoned Services, Older People & HSW, Quality Standards, Vulnerable People Team, Youth Justice Service, Foster Carers

Target Group - All staff who administer medication in the care sector.

Staff who support people with medication, including those who:
• Prompt medication
• Assist with medication
• Administer medication
5th September 2022 2pm - 4pm Zoom Tim Dallinger Targeted Services – Community Wellbeing, Disability Team, Family Support & Intervention, Looked After Children, Commissoned Services, Older People & HSW, Quality Standards, Vulnerable People Team, Youth Justice Service, Foster Carers

Target Group - All staff who administer medication in the care sector.

Staff who support people with medication, including those who:
• Prompt medication
• Assist with medication
• Administer medication
6th October 2022 2pm - 4pm Zoom Tim Dallinger Targeted Services – Community Wellbeing, Disability Team, Family Support & Intervention, Looked After Children, Commissoned Services, Older People & HSW, Quality Standards, Vulnerable People Team, Youth Justice Service, Foster Carers

Target Group - All staff who administer medication in the care sector.

Staff who support people with medication, including those who:
• Prompt medication
• Assist with medication
• Administer medication
11th November 2022 2pm - 4pm Zoom Tim Dallinger Targeted Services – Community Wellbeing, Disability Team, Family Support & Intervention, Looked After Children, Commissoned Services, Older People & HSW, Quality Standards, Vulnerable People Team, Youth Justice Service, Foster Carers

Target Group - All staff who administer medication in the care sector.

Staff who support people with medication, including those who:
• Prompt medication
• Assist with medication
• Administer medication
5th December 2022 2pm - 4pm Zoom Tim Dallinger Targeted Services – Community Wellbeing, Disability Team, Family Support & Intervention, Looked After Children, Commissoned Services, Older People & HSW, Quality Standards, Vulnerable People Team, Youth Justice Service, Foster Carers

Target Group - All staff who administer medication in the care sector.

Staff who support people with medication, including those who:
• Prompt medication
• Assist with medication
• Administer medication
5th January 2023 2pm - 4pm Zoom Tim Dallinger Targeted Services – Community Wellbeing, Disability Team, Family Support & Intervention, Looked After Children, Commissoned Services, Older People & HSW, Quality Standards, Vulnerable People Team, Youth Justice Service, Foster Carers

Target Group - All staff who administer medication in the care sector.

Staff who support people with medication, including those who:
• Prompt medication
• Assist with medication
• Administer medication
10th February 2023 2pm - 4pm Zoom Tim Dallinger Targeted Services – Community Wellbeing, Disability Team, Family Support & Intervention, Looked After Children, Commissoned Services, Older People & HSW, Quality Standards, Vulnerable People Team, Youth Justice Service, Foster Carers

Target Group - All staff who administer medication in the care sector.

Staff who support people with medication, including those who:
• Prompt medication
• Assist with medication
• Administer medication
15th March 2023 2pm - 4pm Zoom Tim Dallinger Targeted Services – Community Wellbeing, Disability Team, Family Support & Intervention, Looked After Children, Commissoned Services, Older People & HSW, Quality Standards, Vulnerable People Team, Youth Justice Service, Foster Carers

Target Group - All staff who administer medication in the care sector.

Staff who support people with medication, including those who:
• Prompt medication
• Assist with medication
• Administer medication


Course aims and objectives:

The courses will refer to the current medication policy as per Conwy Council.

  • Identify key legislation relating to medication management.
  • Registration and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016
  • Statutory guidance on meeting the regulations
  • Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • NICE Managing medicines in care homes [SC1]
  • NICE Managing medicines for adults receiving social care in the community [NG67]
  • Explore route of administration and time of action
  • List the 5 rights of medication administration
  • Demonstrate how to correctly complete a MAR chart
  • Demonstrate how to correctly complete stock control information on a MAR chart
  • Describe how to support people with medication by
  • Prompting
  • Assisting
  • Administering
  • Identify the most common types of medication errors, why these occur and how to avoid them
  • Explain the purpose and process of medication audits including MAR chart audits
  • Demonstrate knowledge base via a multiple choice knowledge assessment

For further information, or if you have booked a place on the course and have not received notification to attend please contact the Workforce Development & Learning Administrative Team. Please do not turn up to any course unless you have received notification of your place as the event may be fully booked.

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