Below you will find the Slough CCG Medicines Management in Care Homes Guidelines.


Care home guidelines

Slough CCG Medinces and Prescribing - Care home guidelines in About us

Good Practice Guidance 1 - Sip feeds in Care Homes

A guide to prescribing oral nutritional supplements in the community

Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool’ (‘MUST’) for Care Homes

If you need to gain weight or have a poor appetite, you may need to eat differently to make sure you are getting all the energy and protein your body needs.

Nourishing Drinks for clients with MUST score of 2 or above, in addition to ‘Making The Most of What You Eat’ leaflet

GP Nutritional Assessment and Supplement Prescription

Good Practice Guidance 2 - Homely Remedies

Good Practice Guidance 3 - BPSD and Anti-Psychoticsv

Alternatives to Anti-Psychotics

Good Practice Guidance 4 - Expiry Dates for Medications

Good Practice Guidance 5 - Use of Insulin

Good Practice Guidance 6 - Administrations of Creams and Ointments

Good Practice Guidance 7 - Safe Use of Warfarin in care Homes

Good Practice Guidance 8 - Covert administration

Covert Administration Form

Good Practice Guidance 9 - Self-Medication

Self-Medication Assessment Form

Good Practice Guidance 10 - Medication Error Reporting

Good Practice Guidance 11 - "When Required" Medication

Good Practice Guidance 12 - Fentanyl Patches

Good Practice Guidance 13 - Medicines and falls in care homes

     
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