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Administration of Medications in Residential Aged Care for Support Workers


This module is designed to provide a refresher on some of the main areas of safe medication assistance for support workers/ personal care workers who have previously completed training and practice in assisting with medications.

This learning does not replace accredited training, and should be considered as an update rather than training for an inexperienced or unaccredited staff member.


Learning Objectives:        

  • The six rights of medication administration
  • How to assist clients who self-administer medications
  • How to respond to medication contingencies
  • How to prevent and respond to errors

      Course Code: CLIMG

      Standards Incorporated in this Course: 3

      CPD Value: 0.47