Please Note: This course is unlikely to run again for another year, so this will be the last chance to get trained in Managing Medicine.

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

Course content:

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

NB. This course does not cover the use of Epi-pens.


Links to the Bristol Standard Dimensions:

  • D2 Relationships and Interactions
  • D6 Observation, Planning and Record Keeping.
  • D7 Staffing, Leadership and Management.
  • D8 Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.

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Course details

Date:November course full.
Cost:Free for Bristol-based Ofsted registered childcare workers and Bristol BAND members, 10% discount to non-Bristol BAND member groups. £40 all others.
Venue:BAND Office, Scrapstore House, Sevier Street, St Werburgh's, Bristol, BS2 9LB. View a map
Tutors:Acorn Health & Safety Ltd.
Refreshments: Tea, coffee & squash provided.
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.