< August 2018

Quick guide for home care managers: Effective record keeping and ordering of medicines

NICE and SCIE have published a medicines support quick guide 'Effective record keeping and ordering of medicines', which gives home care managers a concise overview of these topics so they can ensure home care workers follow the correct procedures when supporting people to take their medicines.

This new guide for home care managers providing medicines support covers two important aspects of medicines support – record keeping and checking and ordering medicines.

Information in the guide includes:

  • Completing a medicines administration record (MAR)
  • Making sure medicines are available when needed
  • Managing over-the counter medicines
  • What to expect from health professionals

To acces the guide click the image below:

 

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