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Medications Management

The Importance of Effective Medication Management

  • Compliant under The Care Act 2014 and The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Regulations 2014
  • Policies & Toolkits created by the UK’s leading knowledge experts, combined with up to 8,500 personalised pieces of information about your organisation.
  • Save Time — How long would it take you to create and update up to 40 pages of guidance?
  • All of your policies are kept up to date and accessible 24/7 online and through your mobile app by all of your staff.

It is the responsibility of all care providers, irrespective of the type of service being run, to handle medications in the safest manner possible. Irrespective of the type of service being run, it is the responsibility of all care providers to apply the highest standards of safety to medication management. Care providers are required to demonstrate that the standards of care as proscribed by the Care Quality Commission (Outcome 9, Regulation 13) are met.

Policies and procedures included in Medications Management package

Simply choose the category:

  • CM02 - Overarching Medication Policy and Procedure

    CM13 - Homely Remedies and Self Care Policy and Procedure

    CM06 - Ordering and Receipt of Medication Policy and Procedure

    CM07 - Storage of Medication Policy and Procedure

    CM08 - Safe Disposal of Medication Policy and Procedure

    CM09 - Controlled Drugs Policy and Procedure

    CM10 - Other Routes of Medication Administration Policy and Procedure

    CM11 - Administration of Medicines Policy and Procedure

    CM12 - Recording the Administration of Medication Policy and Procedure

    CM14 - Training and Competency on Medications Policy and Procedure

    CM15 - Medication Errors and Near Misses Policy and Procedure

    CM16 - Auditing and Monitoring of Medication Policy and Procedure

    CM17 - Covert Medication Policy and Procedure

    CM18 - As Required and Variable Dose Medication Policy and Procedure

    CM20 - Medication Away from Home Policy and Procedure

    CM03 - Overarching Medication Policy and Procedure

    CM30 - Storage of Medication Policy and Procedure

    CM31 - Safe Disposal of Medication Policy and Procedure

    CM32 - Controlled Drugs Policy and Procedure

    CM33 - Other Routes of Medication Administration Policy and Procedure

    CM34 - Administration of Medicines Policy and Procedure

    CM35 - Recording the Administration of Medication Policy and Procedure

    CM36 - Over the Counter Medication Policy and Procedure

    CM37 - Training and Competency on Medications Policy and Procedure

    CM38 - Medication Errors and Near Misses Policy and Procedure

    CM39 - Auditing and Monitoring of Medication Policy and Procedure

    CM40 - Covert Medication Policy and Procedure

    CM41 - As Required and Variable Dose Medication Policy and Procedure

    CM42 - Medication Away from Home Policy and Procedure

    CM43 - Collection of Prescriptions Policy and Procedure

  • GDPR01 - Overarching GDPR Policy and Procedure

    GDPR04 - Initial Privacy Impact Assessment Policy and Procedure

    GDPR02 - Appointing a Data Protection Officer Policy and Procedure

    GDPR10 - Consent Authorisation Policy and Procedure

    GDPR03 - Data Security and Data Retention Policy and Procedure

    GDPR05 - Subject Access Requests Policy and Procedure

    GDPR06 - Breach Notification Policy & Procedure

    GDPR07 - Privacy Notice Policy & Procedure

    GDPR08 - Website Privacy and Cookies Policy and Procedure

    GDPR09 - Fair Processing Notice Policy and Procedure

    GDPRG01 - Act Now!

    GDPRG02 - Key Terms

    GDPRG03 - Key Principles

    GDPRG04 - Processing Personal Data

    GDPRG05 - Rights of the Data Subject

    GDPRG06 - Transferring Personal Data

    GDPRF01 - Initial Privacy Impact Assessment

    GDPRF02 - Appointment of a Data Protection Officer

    GDPRF08 - Website Privacy Statement

    GDPRF03 - Template Subject Access Request Letter

    GDPRF04 - Cookies Example Policy Statement

    GDPRF09 - Consent Authorisation Form - Person with Capacity

    GDPRF10 - Consent Authorisation Form - Person Lacking Capacity

    GDPRF05 - Template Fair Processing Notice - Employees

    GDPRF06 - Template Fair Processing Notice - External

    GDPRF07 - Breach Notification Process Map

    GDPRF11 - Subject Access Request

    GDPRF12 - Privacy Impact Assessment

  • EU02 - No Deal Brexit Update Regarding the Continuity of Medicines and Medical Products

    EU01 - EU Exit Guidance

View the System

  • Dashboard

    Navigate your policies, procedures, compliance tools and more. Everything you need for compliance is located on your dashboard.

  • System Details

    Customising your system is quick and easy, just fill out your System Details section, and we’ll customise the policies for you!

  • Search Function

    It’s easy to find the policy you’re looking for using our Find a Document Box

  • Policy Centre

    Our Policy Centre houses all of your policies and procedures. Health and Safety, Human Resources, Quality Assurance, Care Management, Quality Assurance and more, you’ll find everything you need here.

  • Custom Upload

    Our Custom Upload tool allows you to add your own documents to your system. This gives you the convenience of storing all your compliance documents in one place that your staff can access from any computer with internet access.

  • Manage Staff

    You can grant access to your system to as many staff as you like, then manage their status, and view when they last logged in and what they are looking at. A great way to ensure your staff are staying up to date on compliance.

The Importance of Effective Medication Management

  • Compliant under The Care Act 2014 and The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Regulations 2014
  • Policies & Toolkits created by the UK’s leading knowledge experts, combined with up to 8,500 personalised pieces of information about your organisation.
  • Save Time — How long would it take you to create and update up to 40 pages of guidance?
  • All of your policies are kept up to date and accessible 24/7 online and through your mobile app by all of your staff.

It is the responsibility of all care providers, irrespective of the type of service being run, to handle medications in the safest manner possible. Irrespective of the type of service being run, it is the responsibility of all care providers to apply the highest standards of safety to medication management. Care providers are required to demonstrate that the standards of care as proscribed by the Care Quality Commission (Outcome 9, Regulation 13) are met.

Ongoing Support and Guidance for Medications Management

  1. Simple to use

    online interface for all medications management activity

  2. Includes

    Medications audit

  3. Easy upgrade path

    from the Medications Management Module to the Full Management System

  4. Fully comprehensive approach

    Up to 40 pages with 6 easy to follow HR policies and procedures, available in Word and PDF

  5. Upload your own documents

    to supplement the system for an even more comprehensive and personalised adult social care compliance tool

  6. Online customisation

    lets you change any of the up to 130+ fields that are customised to your business

  7. Weekly update email

    System compliant or not, number of updated & unread documents, recent staff logins PLUS e-mail notifications for care system updates

  8. Venalink compatible

    Version available for Venalink Monitored Dosage users

  9. Supports QA

    Meets the CQC Definition of Quality Assurance for on-going compliance

  10. Provides compliance

    for medications management under The Health and Social Care Act 2008

  11. Fully customised documents

    As required by the CQC documents are specific to your organisation and not generic

  12. Peace of mind

    Know you are compliant and that we keep you up to date

Saves Time

How long would it take you to create and update 40 pages of medications management guidance?

CQC Compliant Drug & Medications Management

Subsequently, all care services are expected to ensure that medicines are received, handled, stored, administered, disposed of and recorded in accordance with statutory and regulatory requirements, as well as best practice recommendations.

The QCS Medications Management Module is highly effective at achieving compliance in this demanding area. The QCS medication audit tool helps you ensure this is the case while the medication risk assessment forms ensure that risk areas are not overlooked. This module was designed to help you manage medications with confidence through a stable and secure medications policy.

Case Studies

Many of our clients choose to go ‘on the record’, telling the story of why they selected QCS to solve their problems and how it has helped them to take control of compliance.

Pricing Great Discounts available for Groups and Multiple locations – Call us to find out more

Annual Plan Full Payment +VAT Monthly Plan 12 monthly payments +VAT
£1995.00 £166.25

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