Policy Updates

Scotland - Medications - Supported Living

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 08:56

Recording the Administration of Medication Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM35

This policy will support staff on how to record medication administered to service users and follow best practice guidance. It has been reviewed with minimal change. References and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 09/10/2020 12:43

Overarching Medication Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM03

Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will give an overview of the medication process and signpost to the other policies in the medication suite.

Document Modified Date: 20/07/2020 17:02

Controlled Drugs Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM32

This policy will guide staff on the process around controlled drugs.

Document Modified Date: 10/07/2020 13:21

Administration of Medicines Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM34

This policy will help staff with the administration of medication and has links to documents that will provide further knowledge. It has been reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 11/06/2020 12:15

Collection of Prescriptions Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM43

This policy will inform staff on the procedure to follow when collecting prescriptions for people who live in their own home. It has been reviewed with an additional procedure added about obtaining medication in an emergency. References and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 11/06/2020 10:01

Auditing and Monitoring of Medication Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM39

This policy will help staff with the auditing and monitoring of medication, following best practice advice and improving outcomes for service users. It has been reviewed with minimal changes made. References have also been reviewed and updated and staff should familiarise themselves with these.

Document Modified Date: 10/06/2020 17:52

As Required Medication Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM41

This policy will advise staff on the best practice procedures to follow in relation to ‘As Required’ medication. Staff must be aware of the contents and follow the guidance to ensure positive outcomes for Service Users. The policy has been reviewed with minimal changes made and references checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 10/06/2020 11:11

Medication Errors and Near Misses Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM38

This policy will direct staff on the measures to undertake if a medication error or near miss occurs. It has been reviewed with minimal change. References and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 04/06/2020 14:51

Medication Away from Home Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM42

This policy will inform staff on the process to follow if the service user requires medication when away from their home and the best practice process to follow. It has been reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

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