The following guidelines have been produced for use by practices in line with local and national guidance.It is anticipated that health and social care providers and patients, will benefit from the good practice recommendations shared below.
Care Home Companion (for Southern Derbyshire use) - This site is designed for Care Home workers. It may help you with daily care decisions and reassure you that the little things that you do everyday are a really important part of good quality care and vital in keeping the people we look after healthy and well.
Guidance on outbreaks of influenza (flu) in care homes - PHE guidance
Managing medicines for adults receiving social care in the community - NICE guidelines
Managing medicines in care homes - NICE guidelines
|Guidelines||Produced Date||Review Date|
|Covert administration of medicines||July 2020||July 2023|
|Derby City Council Medication Policy Statement (under review)||not applicable|
|Expiry dates of medicines within care settings||Oct 2020||Oct 2023|
|Medicines management in care homes - best practice guidance||Oct 2020||Oct 2023|
|Medicines management in care homes FAQ's||not applicable|
|SPS NICE Bites - Managing medicines for adults receiving social care in the community||not applicable|