Eleanor Training Centre

Eleanor Training Centre is a specialist provider of health and social care training and offers courses ranging from first aid and health and safety to specialist courses, including dementia care.

Medication (Induction and Administration)

This course addresses the key issues that a care worker should be aware of when dealing with medication.

The training will include an introduction to legislations governing the administration of medicine and will include the following key topics:

  • the classification of medication
  • types of medication
  • how to deal with medication when working with other professionals
  • maintaining medication records
  • the collection, storage and disposal of medication
  • principles of safe handling of medication
  • how to support an individual who prefers to self-medicate
  • how to properly administer medication
  • reporting mistakes and errors
  • identifying and reporting changes about the service user

The course will also use case studies to help trainees put medication issues into a realistic care setting.

For more information about Eleanor Training Centre’s health and social care training in London, please contact us.

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