UNISON Northern Ireland

Medications for Home Care, Day Care & Support Workers

Event Date: 
10 Oct 2019 - 10:00 to 12:30

UNISON Belfast

Medicines management training for support staff is a half day training which will focus on supporting people to take oral and topical medicines in their own homes. The course will cover; legislation and guidance, the safe administration process, storage and disposal, side effects, incident reporting and how to assist a service user with a cognitive impairment. There will be an opportunity for hands on experiential learning.   It will be delivered by Elizabeth Smyth, Medicines Management Specialist Nurse

This workshop will be run twice - please select which slot you wish to attend. 

  • 10am – 12.30pm 
  • 1.30pm – 4pm 

This course is eligible for backfill funding for attendees who work in domiciliary/home care, day care or supported living in the private and community/voluntary sector under the Training for the Domiciliary Care Workforce Project administered by NISCC.  You must get approval from your employer in advance.