A new publication entitled the handling of medicines in social care (pdf 1mb)has been launched by the royal pharmaceutical society this week the society says the document provides professional pharmaceutical guidance for people working in every area of social care to improve the safety and. Good practice guidance 10: handling of medication errors regular meetings should be held with all staff involved with handling or administering medication to review the outcomes and investigations of errors guidance 'the handling of medicines in social care' also provides. This policy has been created following the royal pharmaceutical society guidance 'the handling of medicines in social care' following the eight principles of safe and appropriate handling of medicines:. Provides guidance and advice on the key hazards facing health service managers and employees moving and handling - what you need to do moving and handling equipment health and social care services.
Medication management practice guidelines older persons residential care contents part one each home must have a copy of 'handling medicines in social care' from the pdfs/handling-medicines-socialcare-guidancepdf each home should have access to a drug reference source, for example. The rps guidance the handling of medicines in social care sets out principles of good practice and legislation governing the handling of medicines applicable to providers of care services royal pharmaceutical society guidance the handling of medicines in social care. Accredited training, consultancy, research and resources for the social care and health sectors from independent charity and improvement agency, the social care institute for excellence. This resource is for anyone interested in induction in social care you may be about to enter the sector, or you may be a trainer or a manager overseeing induction you may be a service user or carer with an interest in the quality of care this resource provides an explanation of the common. Guidance for the management of medicines in social care establishments 20 handling medicines this document provides procedural guidance on managing medicines, primarily within adult care homes.
The bma (british medical association) is the professional organisation representing doctors in all branches of medicine in the uk the ethics section of the site includes guidance a number of special reports on the handling of complaints in particular subject areas, recent. Training staff in handling and administering medication the royal pharmaceutical society guideline the handling of medicines in social care includes a requirement that 'care staff who wwwrpharmscom/support-pdfs/handling-medicines-socialcare-guidancepdf (accessed. Q 11 identify legislation and codes of practice that relate to handling information in social care settings care quality commission's guidance about essential for example if you go and visit a service user and you have gave them breakfast and medication for the day you must.
Information about legislation around medicine regulation regulation of medicines subtopics legislation covering medicines security of prescription forms guidance august 2013 categories drugs are separated into for control purposes. Legislation information (england) introduction policy and guidance, depending on where people live and work, as each country will define its own way forward based on research which identifies the needs of individuals in their country. Sample policy and procedure: the safe handling of medicines in settings-pdfs/the-handling-of-medicines-in-social-carepdf social-care-settings/ good practice guidance o the administration of medicines in domiciliary care o medication administration records.
If you handle information about people's health and medical affairs, we've collected together the relevant guidance here. Unit purpose and aim medication assisting and moving emergency procedures food handling and moving and handling 52 explain how following principles for safe moving and handling protects those in the social care. Working with medication in health and social care unit code: j/600/8999 qcf level 3: responsibilities and boundaries of all workers with regard to the safe handling of medicines (prescribing, dispensing administration of medicines in a health or social care setting [ct3. Outcome 1 understand the need for secure handling of information in health and social care information and advice about handling information the first place to look for guidance and advice is the supervisor with regards to information in the work place medication sheets. Supporting medication in social care settings: distance learning and workbooks arc uk home publications home trainer's guidance, timetable for the day, slides and handouts, which are also on a usb supporting medication in social care setting publications can be purchased below and.