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Medicines in The Care Home - Short Course at Acacia Training

Course description

The course is written for Pharmacists to provide training for care home staff. The course meets national training requirements, and reflects the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain's guidance on the handling of medicines in social care. The course is accredited by The college of Pharmacy Practice (CPP).

Who Should Apply:

Managers and suprevisors working in the care sector. To provide an understanding of medicines and their use, assisting with the administration of medicines and monitoring and supporting medicine use. Refresher required every 3 years achieved by re-sitting course.

Entry requirements

The training includes sessions covering the following: 

  • Introduction to medicines and their use 
  • Assisting with the administratiion of medicines 
  • Monitoring and supporting medicine use 
  • Medicines and the elderly

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Acacia Training directly.

Last updated date: 18 August 2015
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