Personal care and medication 6hrs

Personal care and medication 6hrs

REF PER01 | Care Certificate standard 13.4

Qualification and credit framework

This course contributes toward the recommended guided learning hours, you should carry out practice reflection, document and attach subsequent evidence from this training.

Summary

This course is for support workers in residential or community settings who wish to explore and develop an understanding of delivering quality personal care.  The course also covers aspects of common medicines, dispensing techniques and poly pharmacy when supporting individuals. Ideal as an induction unit for new staff to any organisation.

Who should attend?

Staff who require induction training.

Proposed Learner Outcomes - The worker must be able to

• Be able to work with individuals to identify their needs and preferences
in relation to personal care
• Be able to provide support for personal care safely
• Be able to support individuals to use the toilet
• Be able to support individuals to maintain personal hygiene
• Be able to support individuals to manage their personal appearance
• Be able to monitor and report on support for personal care
• Understand the legislative framework for the use of medication in social
care settings
• Know about common types of medication and their use
• Understand roles and responsibilities in the use of medication in social
care settings
• Understand techniques for administering medication
• Be able to receive, store and dispose of medication supplies safely
• Know how to promote the rights of the individual when managing
medication
• Be able to support use of medication
• Be able to record and report on use of medication

How many candidates may attend?
This training is not limited in numbers.

Equivalent Relevant information

1. Certificates are issued for each learners and if dated, are valid to that period. N.B Learners attending
must complete the entire duration of the training to qualify for a certificate.
2. A learner assessment may be required post training for audit and PDP purposes.
Registration details are kept by us for Seven years and are legal documents. It is important to register in block
capitals clearly on the day.

Registration details are kept by us for Seven years and are legal documents. It is important to register in block capitals clearly on the day.

How to book your course

Please call us on 0208 144 9491. You can also submit our online booking enquiry form too.

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