Policy Updates

Scotland - Medications - Care Home

Document Modified Date: 26/10/2020 11:44

Duty of Candour Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance - Administration Region: | Reference: SAR38

The regulation became law in Scotland on 01/04/2018 and all staff need to know the process of identifying and reporting any incidents which may be reportable under the Act. This policy was reviewed with a new duty of candour checklist added, references and links checked and remain current.

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Document Modified Date: 22/10/2020 09:06

Recording the Administration of Medication Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM12

This policy will support staff with the correct recording of the administration of medication to service users and contains best practice advice. It has been reviewed with minimal change. References and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 09/10/2020 12:35

Overarching Medication Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM02

This policy will support staff with many aspects of the medication process and is part of the suite of medication policies at QCS. Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 10/06/2020 09:09

Ordering and Receipt of Medication Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM06

This policy will guide staff on the ordering process to obtain medication for service users and what steps to take on receipt of these medications. It has been reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 02/06/2020 13:18

Homely Remedies and Self Care Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM13

This policy will support staff on the process to follow when considering homely remedies implementation with residents. It has been reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current

Document Modified Date: 28/05/2020 16:33

Auditing and Monitoring of Medication Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM16

This policy will guide staff on the importance of auditing and monitoring medication to aid continuous improvement and produce better outcomes for service users. It has been reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 28/05/2020 16:29

As Required and Variable Dose Medication Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM18

This policy will inform staff on the process to follow when requesting and administrating PRN medication to service users. It has been reviewed and references and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 27/05/2020 17:15

Training and Competency on Medications Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM14

This policy will clarify what staff need to be competent in administering medication, and the need to keep their skills current, reflecting best practice. The policy has been reviewed with information added in relation to COVID-19 and PPE when administering medication. References and links also checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 27/05/2020 16:33

Medication Away from Home Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM20

This policy will support staff to follow best practice when supporting Service Users who leave the service but maintain their medication regime. The policy has been reviewed with minimal changes, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 26/05/2020 17:14

Medication Errors and Near Misses Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM15

This policy will support staff on the process to follow if an error has occurred with administration of medication, and how to review the incident to improve standards and reduce the incidence of this recurring. It has been reviewed with minimal changes, references and links checked and remain current.

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