Medication Management for Domiciliary Care – Level 2 – Online CPD Course



Medication Management for Domiciliary Care – Level 2 – Online CPD Accredited Course – Medication Management for Domiciliary Care – CQC Compliant .

Welcome to our online medication management for domiciliary care training course for health and social care providers in home care settings. All our online training courses, programmes and qualifications are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK).

They are also developed in line with the latest UK legislation and meet the requirements set out by the National Health Service (NHS), Skills for Health’s UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Skills for Care, UK Health and Safety Executive and other professional and regulatory bodies.

Medication management for domiciliary care – Level 2 online training course

Study method – Online, self-paced

Course format – Online (24/7 access), modular

Course Duration – Part-time (1-year access)

Qualification – CPD certificate of completion

Course Delivery – via desktop PC/MAC, laptops, tablets or smartphones

Awarded Body – CPD Accreditation Service (UK)

Anticipated duration (Indicative CPD hours) – 2 hours.

Who is the online medication management for domiciliary care for?

This medication management for domiciliary care e-learning course should be completed by those who work in community health and social care services including:

  • Domiciliary care workers,
  • Home care givers,
  • Locum and agency care workers,
  • Community healthcare assistants,
  • Support workers, and
  • Care assistants.

Course aims and objectives

The aims of this online medication management for domiciliary care training course is to develop the awareness and competencies of health and social care staff working in community settings.

Learning outcomes

The aims and objectives of this medication management for domiciliary care training course are to:

  • To provide the learner with a clear understanding of the legislation and guidelines regarding the management of medication management,
  • Provide an understanding of the ordering, receiving, administering, storing and disposing of medicines safely,
  • Identify the processes and procedures for obtaining and receiving supplies,
  • Explain how drugs are administered and how problems may occur,
  • Describe how to store and dispose of drugs safely and securely,
  • State the principles underpinning the proper administration of medication,
  • Outline the principal legal aspects of handling medicines,
  • To provide essential medication management training resources in an engaging and meaningful way, and
  • To provide a FREE blended learning environment that is available to all individuals and businesses.

What is covered in this online Medication Management for Domiciliary Care course?

This Medication Management for Domiciliary Care e-learning course covers the following:

  • Introduction to medication management domiciliary care,
  • Legislation and guidance of medication management,
  • Key principles of medication management,
  • Service user needs assessment,
  • The consent to treatment,
  • Obtaining medication,
  • General support with medications,
  • The principles of safe administration of medicines,
  • Awareness of specific medications,
  • Practical considerations for safe management of medicines,
  • Service users with swallowing difficulties,
  • Covert administration of medicines,
  • Record keeping,
  • Self-administration of medicines,
  • Safe disposal of medicines, and
  • Dealing with significant events involving relating to the handling and administration of medicines.

Why is safe handling of medicines training important?

The aim of this safe handling and administration of medication training is to update or impart medication knowledge in accordance with your organisations policies and procedures. The course is essential for nurses and support workers who need to safely handle and administer medication on a daily basis.

Medicines management is a system of processes and behaviours that determines the way that patients and other service users use medicines. Getting medicine use “right” has the potential to not only improve patient outcomes but also contribute to patient safety.

It is estimated that up to £150 million worth of medicines are wasted unnecessarily every year within the NHS. Up to 50% of patients do not take the medication they have been prescribed.

Our medication management training courses are essential for registered nurses and support workers who need to handle and administer medication safely.


To complete this safe handling of medication e-learning course, you will need access to a computer device, e.g., desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone device

Career path

Our safe handling of medication training courses are suitable for:

  • Those who are looking to improve their knowledge of the subject area, 
  • Those whose jobs require periodic continuing professional development (CPD), and
  • Those who need to show evidence as part of their professional registration requirements, e.g., doctors, nurses and allied health professionals.

Assessment and certification

At the end of this safe handling of medication e-learning course, learners will be required to complete an online assessment. On successful completion of the knowledge test (80% pass mark), learners will be able to download a FREE CPD certificate that is valid for one year.

Course accreditation

The content of this resuscitation level 3 online training course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

All learning materials are designed in collaboration with The Mandatory Training Group, the leading UK providers of workforce development solutions for all sectors.

Payment and additional information

After adding your safe handling of medication e learning course (s) to the shopping cart (by selecting Add to Cart), you will be able to make a secure payment using all major credit and debit cards.

Once you have purchased your safe handling of medication online training course (s), you will be sent a confirmation e-mail. You will then receive a link and login details to access your e-learning course (s) within a few minutes of purchase.

How to access your safe handling of medication training course

  1. Pay for your courses (All major debit and credit cards accepted),
  2. Once you have registered you will receive your login details within a few minutes,
  3. You will then be able to reset your password, log in and take your selected online course(s),
  4. On completion, you will be asked to complete an end of course assessment (minimum 80% to pass),
  5. You can immediately download, save or print your CPD Accredited Certificate, and
  6. Let us know what you think of your online course, leave us a review!

Why choose LearnPac E-Learning courses?

LearnPac Systems is a leading UK provider of accredited online training courses, programmes and qualifications including the following categories:

Contact our Support Team on 024 7610 0090 or via Email to discuss your online training requirements.

Medication Management for Domiciliary Care Training – Level 2 – Online CPD Accredited Training Course.

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