Are all the details on the medication chart cover completed?

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Was the medication cupboard / cabinet locked?

We're the keys for the medication cabinet placed and found in the designated area?

Are the medication charts/ folder clean and tidy?

Does The folder that contains medication charts has a contents list and the contents are in the appropriate order?

Are the plastic chart holders clean, not broken and contain the clients name?

Are the folder that contains the medication blister packs clean and in a good state?


Are there individual containers that are clearly identifiable to store PRN medications?

Are all PRN medications in date?

Are all PRN medication placed in individual containers?


Is there a PRN register for all PRN medications?

Are all PRN medications logged into the PRN register?

Are all clients PRN tablets checked weekly?


Is the clients name and D.O.B. clearly identifiable and recorded?

Is there a current and clear photo of the client on their Webster packs?

Does the packed medication inn the Webster packs match the Doctors orders in the medication charts?

Are the doctors orders in the medication chart been signed and dated?

Are all ceased medications been signed off by the Doctors on the medication charts?

Are all non packed medications easily identifiable on the medication charts?

Are all non packed medications in date?


Have all regular medications been signed for?

Have all short term medication been signed?


Are the short term medications clearly identifiable with clients name, D.O.B etc?

Have All spare short term medication that have been completed and ceased by the doctor have been taken back to the pharmacy for disposal?

On the medication charts, are short term medications ordered in the correct section..."short term orders"?

Have all short term medications been ceased by the doctor when completed?

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