Telephone : 246054 / 233308

17C, Carr’s Lane, Tromode, IM4 4RG

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Leading Health and Safety, Moving and Handling, First Aid Training and Assessments

½ Day Safe Administration of Medication Course

A short 3 hour course focusing on the essential safety aspects of handling and administering medication.

Course Outline

The safe administration of medication course covers the following:

  • Defining medication
  • Legislation and guidance in relation to medication management
  • Roles and responsibilities of the care worker
  • Types of medication
  • Controlled drugs
  • Understanding contraindications
  • Obtaining medication
  • Consent and covert administration of medicines
  • 3 ways to support medication administration
  • The 10 rights of medication administration
  • Record keeping
  • Safe disposal of medicines
  • Management of errors and omissions 

Certification lasts for 2 years.

Mandy Chadwick


Mandy is also a qualified adult education teacher, vocational assessor and a published author on the subject of patient safety, and acts as a patient handling accident investigator.

Paul Titcomb


Paul qualified as a Physiotherapist, and has built up an unprecedented reputation within the health and social care sector.