Training / Event Details

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Medication Training for Foster Carers & Fostering Social Workers

Delivered by highly experienced pharmacist

Outline

To enable Foster Carers to administer medicines or support young people with their medicines in line with best practice guidelines.

Description

  • Storage
  • Administration
  • Recording
  • Disposal
  • Covert administration
  • Self-administration
  • Non-prescribed medicines
  • The importance of dose timings
  • How to use eye drops, patches, inhalers, creams etc.
  • Understanding dosage instructions
  • Basic hygiene when administering medicines
  • Reporting refusals, side effects and errors
  • Expiry dates
  • Legal issues

Booking Information

PLEASE NOTE:
Refreshments (tea, coffee) will be available throughout the session. Lunch is not provided.

Audience

Foster Carers, Fostering Social Workers

12 Oct 2018 10:00 - 14:30

(requires login)
Learning and Development - Children's Services
Contact Provider

Date and Time

12 Oct 2018 10:00 - 14:30

Venue

The Grange Hotel, Oborne Sherborne DT9 4LA

Trainer

Trainer Learning & Development