The Medication Policy for home support, including the good practice guide for assisting service users in their own homes with the administration of their medication, is available to download from this page.
The policy applies to situations where support workers are providing services to the service user in their own home.
The policy complies with the requirements of the Care Quality Commission, the organisation which regulates service providers and checks their compliance with this policy.
Policy for situations where support workers are providing medication to the service user in their own home
The policy should be read in conjunction with the
The following documents are also available:
Form giving authorisation for support workers to administer medicines
Form to be completed by the assessor or the support worker's line manager
Compliance statement for the Medication policy for home support