Title Page

  • Unit

  • Date and Time

  • Completed by

  • Location

1. Clinic Room

  • Are the keys to the clinic room separate from the main keys to the home and kept secure with staff at all times?

  • Are the medicine cupboards locked?

  • Is the medication room door locked when the room is not in use?

  • Are the room temperature records complete daily to demonstrate the room is maintained between 16-25 degrees centigrade?

  • Are refrigerator temperature records complete daily to demonstrate storage between 2-8 degrees centigrade?

  • Are refrigerators cleaned and well maintained

  • Is the room clean, tidy and free from unnecessary items?

  • Are appropriate hand washing facilities available, including hand gel on medication trolleys?

  • Are there suitable procedures in place for recording the disposal of medications?

  • Is the medicines waste box stored in a locked cupboard?

  • Is there an up to date monthly date checking matrix in place?

2. Non-CD Medication

  • Is the medicine cupboard clean and organised?

  • Sample 5 medications: Are medications in date?

  • Are medications stored in their original package?

  • Sample 5: Is the date of opening clearly stated for liquids, creams and other limited life medications?

  • Is there a record of each homely remedy administered?

3. Controlled Drugs

  • Is the CD cupboard locked and properly secured

  • Are the CD keys kept separately from the main drug keys and only accessible to authorised staff?

  • Have entries in the controlled drug register been made by 2 approved practitioners?

  • Sample 5 medications: Do levels of controlled drugs tally with the register?

  • Is there evidence of a weekly check of the controlled drugs?

4. First Aid boxes

  • Are first aid boxes located in an accessable site?

  • Are first aid boxes checked and a record maintained?

5. MAR Chart review

  • Are MAR charts available for all service users with an up to date photograph (unless service user declined consent for such)

  • Are there any gaps in the MAR charts? (missing signatures)

  • Are running balances recorded on MAR charts

  • Sample 5 medications: Does the running balance recorded tally with the actual number of medication in the service users medication pod?

  • Is there an up to date signature sheet in the MAR folder?

  • Sample 5 service users: If as required medication is used, is there an explanation on the back of MAR or PRN protocol in place?

6. Oxygen storage (complete if applicable)

  • Is appropriate signage displayed on doors of all areas where Oxygen is stored?

  • Is oxygen stored in clinic room safely?

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