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Accessibility and Storage of Medicines

Medicine storage cabinet

Accessibility and storage of medicines should ensure their safety and security. Pharmacy supplies and deliveries need to be co-ordinated to ensure timely access to medicines and fulfil contractual agreements. Storage and access to medicines should be in line with regulations. Information systems and quality management help ensure appropriate accessibility and storage.

 

Knowledge

Demonstrate understanding of:

  • quality management
  • information systems (documentation etc)
  • contractual agreements, and
  • accreditation requirements.

Skills

Demonstrate ability to:

  • monitor and evaluate the appropriate storage systems within the residential aged care facility, and
  • understand and ensure compliance with appropriate government regulations in relation to medicine storage and accessibility.

Tasks


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