Safe Handling of Medication

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Course Description: 

This individual learning session covers the knowledge and competencies expected to achieve the level 3 QCF award of the units: Support use of medication in social care settings and Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person centred approach; the skills based element of these units will be assessed in the workplace and by using workplace based evidence from your spot checks and competency checks, through internal quality management systems including an audit of medication handling and through Agincare’s staff supervision and support procedures.
Successful completion of this learning pack will meet the workforce regulations from the Skills for Care advice on CQC’s workforce-specific outcomes and will equip you with the knowledge of the Level 3 units of the QCF framework, it will not provide you with an accredited qualification; however, a certificate will be issued which, alongside this knowledge set will provide any employer the evidence required to demonstrate that you have received satisfactory training in medication management in social care.

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