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Medication Awareness in Care

CPD & Skills for Care Approved

This online Medication Awareness Training for Care provides essential training to care assistants and general care staff working in both nursing and non-nursing care homes. Participants will learn how to administer and manage medication that aligns with legal requirements to perform the administration safely.

Course Description

This online Medication Awareness Training for Care is designed for the use of adults working in Care Homes looking after residents who require medication. This course will cover the risks associated with incorrect medication administration, the legislation and policies surrounding medication and how to administer it safely.

The training course can be completed in just 40 minutes and provides users with a printable certificate at the end of the course.

Target Audience

This Medication Awareness Training course is specifically targeted at care workers who look after residents in a care home. It provides an overview of how to manage residents’ medical needs; the legal responsibilities involved; and how to deliver, store, and dispose of medication and effectively manage doses.


This online Medication Awareness in Care course is approved by leading industry bodies CPD & Skills for Care.

Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time to fit the training in around their work and personal life.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the risks associated with incorrect medication administration
  • Learn about the relevant legislation and care home policies as well as patient’s care plans
  • Learn how to read pharmacist’s labels, how to deliver, store and dispose of medication
Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Medication Awareness in Care 1 Policies and The Law 70%
Medication Awareness in Care 2 Medication 70%
Medication Awareness in Care 3 Administering Medication 70%

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


30 minutes

(Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Multiple User & Bulk Purchase Discounts Available. Please call for details.

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