|National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guideline: Managing medicines for adults receiving social care in the community
|This guideline covers medicines support for adults (aged 18 and over) who are receiving social care in the community. It aims to ensure that people who receive social care are supported to take and look after their medicines effectively and safely at home. It gives advice on assessing if people need help with managing their medicines, who should provide medicines support and how health and social care staff should work together.
|NICE Guideline NG67: Managing medicines for adults receiving social care in the community
NICE Guideline SC1: Quality StandardNICE Guideline SC1: Tools and Resources
|Care Quality Commission (CQC) learning from safety incidents: Issue 5: Safe management of medicines
|The ‘Learning from safety incidents’ resources have been developed to share common critical issues identified from CQC’s criminal prosecution work against providers that have failed to provide care and treatment in a safe way. The ‘safe management of medicines’ resource includes prescribing, handling and administering medicines.
|CQC Medicines: information for adult and social services
|Information provided by the CQC on different medication regarding high-risk medications, storage, oxygen, administering and much more.
| Medicines Information Adult Social Care Services
Administering medicines in home care agencies
|All recent updates of medication in one place.
|National Care Forum meds safety resources
|Free resources for supporting the safe use of medications in care facilities.