Question and answer
describe the main points of agreed procedures about handling medication
Principles of safe and appropriate handling of medicines We have identified eight core principles relating to the safe and appropriate handing of medicines. These apply to every social care setting. 1 People who use social care services have freedom [ of choice in relation to their provider of pharmaceutical care and services including dispensed medicines. 2 Care staff know which medicines each
person has and the social care service keeps a complete account of medicines. 3 Care staff who help people with their medicines are competent. 4 Medicines are given safely and correctly, and care staff preserve the dignity and privacy of the individual when they give medicines to them. 5 Medicines are available when the individual needs them and the care provider makes sure that unwanted medicines are disposed of safely. 6 Medicines are stored safely. 7 The social care service has access to advice from a pharmacist. 8 Medicines are used to cure or prevent disease, or to relieve symptoms, and not to punish or control behaviour. Throughout this section, we will explain how the principle is relevant to handling medicines and have inserted some examples where things can go wrong if the core principle is not part of everyday practice. Page 7 8 Th ]
Expert answered|BRAINSTORM|Points 546|
Question
Asked 2/20/2012 5:45:01 AM
0 Answers/Comments
Ask a question
Not a good answer? Get an answer now. (Free)
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
16,915,624 questions answered
Popular Conversations
Evaluate 6 + x if x = -2.
Weegy: The answer for -2(x + 1) for x = 1/2 is -3. User: Simplify. 2 · 2 + 0 · 4 a. 4 c. -4 b. 0 d. 1 Weegy: -2.5 ...
7/21/2014 9:03:07 AM| 3 Answers
y = 2x + 3 2y = 4x + 6 The system of equations has _____ ...
Weegy: The determinant for this system of equations is 6*1-5*1=1. User: 5x + 2y = 8 x + y = 4 If you want to solve ...
7/21/2014 12:31:57 PM| 3 Answers
What is the equation of the line, in point-slope form, that passes ...
Weegy: The "point-slope" form of the equation of a straight line is: y - y1 = m(x - x1), so y - 3 = 6(x - 8) User: ...
7/21/2014 8:48:59 AM| 2 Answers
Using directly copied and cited source material word for word is ...
Weegy: Using directly copied and cited source material word for word is known as D. plagiarizing. User: Which of ...
7/21/2014 9:50:54 AM| 2 Answers
Factor k^2 + 13k + 12.
Weegy: k^2 + 13k + 12 = (k + 12)(k + 1) User: Factor the four-term polynomial. pq - 3r + pr - 3q Weegy: pq - 3r + ...
7/21/2014 10:38:58 AM| 2 Answers
7. The biggest challenger to newspapers today is
Weegy: The biggest challenger to newspapers today is the Internet. The internet provides all source of information ...
7/21/2014 11:38:46 AM| 2 Answers
Find the product. y^4 · y^6
Weegy: Here are some characteristics of grace and forgiveness: patience, kindness, mercy, unconditional love, empathy, ...
7/21/2014 12:33:31 PM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
R
L
1
1
P
C
1
P
1
1
L
P
C
P
C
1
P
C
L
P
C
1
P
C
Points 1740 [Total 20740]| Ratings 1| Comments 1730| Invitations 0|Online
S
L
P
C
P
C
1
L
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
P
C
Points 1660 [Total 16789]| Ratings 0| Comments 1660| Invitations 0|Online
S
L
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
Points 1378 [Total 13933]| Ratings 1| Comments 1368| Invitations 0|Online
S
L
1
Points 1326 [Total 3510]| Ratings 2| Comments 1306| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
1
1
1
1
L
1
Points 1014 [Total 7191]| Ratings 2| Comments 994| Invitations 0|Online
S
1
L
Points 858 [Total 2994]| Ratings 3| Comments 828| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
1
L
P
P
L
Points 798 [Total 10406]| Ratings 0| Comments 798| Invitations 0|Online
S
1
L
Points 707 [Total 4383]| Ratings 2| Comments 687| Invitations 0|Offline
S
P
C
L
P
L
1
Points 673 [Total 5727]| Ratings 4| Comments 633| Invitations 0|Online
S
Points 247 [Total 395]| Ratings 2| Comments 227| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Archive | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2014 Purple Inc.