Administration of medicines in care homes (with nursing) for older people by care assistants
- Document type
- Corporate author(s)
- Great Britain. Department of Health
- Department of Health
- Date of publication
- 1 April 2016
- Older Adults, Health Services
- Social welfare
- Material type
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This guidance sets out good practice measures for the safe management and handling of medicines in care homes (with nursing) for older people by care assistants. The guidance includes:
- The legal framework for the administration of prescribed medicines for a named individual by care assistants.
- Safety and quality assurance requirements.
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