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RCLDS – Supporting Young People with Medication – Reservoir

Monday August 14, 2017, 9:15 am - 2:30 pm


This training is only available for residential care workers in Victoria.

Aim of Training

Some functions that once belonged to doctors and nurses have been given to Support Workers. As such there is a need for workers to be aware of consequences they face and their accountability as a Support Worker from a legal perspective. Through your participation in this workshop, you will learn about the laws guiding what can and can’t be done by a Support Worker and understand the necessary skills to protect the safety and well being of all individuals we support.

Workshop Content

  • Legislation and OHS
  • Documentation and Recording
  • Staff Rights and Responsibilities
  • Incident Reporting
  • Types, Forms and Uses of Medications
  • Basic Terms and Definitions
  • Preparing for Administration
  • The 6 ‘R’s
  • How to Administer Medication
  • Medication Issues and Errors
  • PRN Medication
  • Behaviour Support Plans including PRN
  • Assessment


Monday August 14, 2017
9:15 am - 2:30 pm
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Reservoir Neighbourhood House
2B Cuthbert Road
Reservoir, 3073 Australia
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