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A quick guide for home care managers providing medicines support

Dear Home Care Managers,

We have been given the following information and thought we would share the link to a new publication out by Scie and NICE for Effective record keeping and ordering of medicines; A quick guide for home care managers providing medicines support

https://www.nice.org.uk/about/nice-communities/social-care/quick-guides/effective-record-keeping-ordering-medicines

Further links for support which may be useful can be found at:

Managing medicines in care homes

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/sc1

Medicines management in care homes

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/qs85

The Handling of medicines in Social Care Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britian

https://www.rpharms.com/Portals/0/RPS%20document%20library/Open%20access/Support/toolkit/handling-medicines-socialcare-guidance.pdf?ver=2016-11-17-142751-643

NMC Standards of Medicines Management – note being withdrawn Jan 2019

https://www.nmc.org.uk/standards/standards-for-post-registration/standards-for-medicines-management/

PrescQipp Care Homes webkit

https://www.prescqipp.info/care-homes/projectsection/projects/carehomes

Kind regards

Louise Steward

Team Lead

Integrated Response Team

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust, 4th Floor,Crawley Hospital