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Coronavirus (COVID-19): updates and advice.

Medication Administration


Training dates
20 February 2020 Purbeck Centre, Wareham 9.45am to 3.30pm £40

The Dorset Council People- Adults pricing policy will be changing from 1st April 2020 as follows:

  • full day course- £50 per attendee
  • half day course- £40 per attendee

Please be aware that these costs will also be incurred for attendees who are classified as a ‘late cancellation’ - cancels their place within 1 week of the course date - or a ‘no show’ on the day of the course.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course participants should be able to:

  • define different medicine categories
  • describe prescription and labelling requirements
  • understand the importance of dosage directions
  • safely select, administer, store and dispose of medicines
  • maintain accurate records
  • recognise some side-effects and what action to take
  • describe protocols for homely remedies and "when required" medicines

Target groups

Domiciliary Care and Shared Live Carers

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