This online 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.

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.

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

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.