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Have your say on the budget

Gloucestershire County Council is asking residents to have their say on proposals to focus on
vulnerable children and adults, better roads and a new school in next year’s budget.

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Medication Administration in Residential Care

The underlying principle of the Medication Administration in Residential Care policy is that service users should be encouraged, following a suitable risk assessment, to retain, control and administer their own medication in order to maximise their independence and retain control over their own lives.

In practice, some adults and young people will need help with their medication so the Medication Administration in Residential Care policy seeks to outline the procedures that staff working within a residential setting need to follow. The policy includes details of training, recording, administration details, supply, storage, disposal and how to manage errors.

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