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Weekly workplace activity

This activity will need to be started in your workplace or care setting and your findings outlined in the discussion in the next step.

Task 1 - supply of medicines

  1. What is your role in ordering medicines?

  2. How are medicines supplied in your care setting, MDS (monitored dosage system) or original packs and what are the advantages and disadvantages of this system?

Task 2 - Homely remedies

  1. Do you keep homely remedies in your care setting?

  2. What medicines are they and what are they used to treat?

You can find a printable version of this activity using the link below.

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Medicine Administration for Carers

UEA (University of East Anglia)