This course is for staff who need to know how to safely administer medicine or assist children to take their own medication.

Course content:

  • Legislation
  • Types and classification of medication
  • Storage and disposal of medication
  • Administration of medicine
  • Supporting self-administration, independence and choice.

NB: The course does not cover administering Epi Pens.

Links to the Bristol Standard Dimensions:

  • D2 Relationships and Interactions
  • D7 Staffing, Leadership and Management
  • D8 Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • D10 Monitoring and Evaluation.

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Course details

Date:To be arranged.
Cost:Free for Bristol-based Ofsted registered childcare workers and Bristol BAND members, however a £50 deposit per person booking is required to secure a place. 10% discount to non-Bristol BAND member groups. £25 all others.
Venue:BAND Office, Scrapstore House, Sevier Street, St Werburgh's, Bristol, BS2 9LB. View a map
Tutors:Acorn Health and Safety Ltd; a training consultancy with over 10 years experience of providing health and safety training and development in the South West.
Refreshments:Tea coffee & squash priovided.
Funded by:BAND Ltd.
Please note:Bookings on booking form only, accompanied by separate cheques for each attendee payable to 'BAND Ltd' please. Places are limited to 12 (2 per setting), so book early!
Closing date:n/a.


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