Medication Administration Policy


An easy to read, user-friendly policy that outlines standards for safe practice in the management and administration of medicines.


Medication Administration Policy

An engaging, user-friendly policy aimed at safeguarding patients’ needs and reinforcing accountability of care staff. This document has been significantly updated in accordance with legal requirements covering the administration of medicines.

This is a comprehensive document with the essential depth and scope required for care businesses –  it details specific CQC fundamental standards, numbered regulations and Key Lines of Enquiry (KLOEs) related to implementation of the policy.

This policy covers:

  • Overviewing administration of medication
  • Best practice regarding adverse incidents
  • Monitoring

Length: 12 pages

Date reviewed: November 2016

The policy references the following legislation:

  • 1992 Code of Professional Conduct
  • 1992 Scope of Practice
  • 1971 Misuse of Drugs Act
  • 1968 The Medicines Act.

*You will need to remove all reference to “Very Caring Ltd” and replace with your own organisation’s name and details.


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