• Aims & Objectives

    This course is accessible to all Cwm Taf LA staff.

     Objectives:

    To provide course participants with a basic understanding of medicines and the safety involved in the administration of medication to clients

    By the end of the session students will have:


    •Discussed what medicines are


    •Familiarised themselves with the safe handling, checking, administration and storage of medicines


    •Recognised what practices are unlawful and constitute abuse


    •Explored the effects of medicines on the body and potential side effects and contra-indications


    •Discussed clients who self-medicate and how to assist in this procedure


    •Completed a written assessment paper   

    • Medication Awareness - Training Sessions