Please enter initials of resident with whom this audit applies:

Is there a photo ID card/divider between racked medication/MAR?

Is the allergy status recorded on the photo ID card and MAR?

Is the persons name clearly identified on the MAR chart and medicines label?

Is there an appropriate code or signature for all doses administered?

Are dates and quantities of medications received / recorded from pharmacy?

Do the medicines administered tally with the remaining medicines?

Are all medicines written exactly the same as the label?

Does the label and MAR include special instructions? ( With food, take with a full glass of water)

Are dosage times written in the appropriate places and colour coded as per medication rack colour?

Are variable doses recorded (if applicable)

Is the print/handwriting legible and signed countersigned?

Is the administration of all topical preparations recorded?

Are CD's stored in a metal cupboard?

Is the CD register a hard bound book with numbered pages?

Are balances recorded correctly and countersigned with a second signature?

Are alterations or errors correctly entered?

Do balances match current stock?

CD's disposed of correctly?

Regular stock checks recorded? (Minimum weekly)

Are there 2 signatures for all entries in the CD book?

Peter McCarten (Manager)
Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.