Specialist Advice

Following an initial consultation, we work with you & your team to offer a bespoke solution to your medicines management issues. Whether you are a small service or a large multi-location provider, we can offer you the advice you need to get things right.

We can advise on…

  • Record keeping
  • Auditing systems
  • Setting up systems in new services
  • Preparing for CQC inspection
  • The Health and Social Care Act 2012 and how it applies to medicines
  • Covert administration of medicines and the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Safe storage of medicines in both residential and domestic settings
  • Medication care planning
  • Safe Administration of oral and topical medicines
  • Medicines management systems including MDS & electronic systems
  • Controlled Drugs and End of Life medication
  • Medication reviews and sharing information with GPs
  • Supporting people to look after their own medicines
  • Homely Remedies
  • The use and recording of ‘When Required’ (PRN) medicines
  • Specialist medicines- including those used in treating Diabetes, Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

STAR Medication recognises that sometimes things don’t quite go to plan. On these occasions STAR Medication is happy to advise and work with you to put things right. This may include

  • Responding to CQC reports and enforcement notices
  • Preparing and implementing action plans
  • Safeguarding