Introduction

This policy sets out the values, principles and procedures underpinning this domiciliary support service’s approach to administration of medication, where this has been agreed as an agency responsibility. The policy applies to the administration of medication by competent care staff or registered nurses according to their respective roles and responsibilities as delegated by their employing agency.

With respect to the prescribing, supply, storage and administration of medicines, this agency adheres fully to the applicable legislation and best practice clinical guidance as required by Regulation 58: Medicines of the Regulated Services (Service Providers and Responsible Individuals) (Wales) Regulations 2017 and accompanying statutory guidance.

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