Bulletin 219: Care homes - Domiciliary care

This bulletin supports the implementation of NICE guidance (NG67) on managing medicines for adults receiving social care in the community and the NHS E Guidance for CCGs on conditions for which OTC medicines should not routinely be prescribed in primary care.

Included in the resource are recommendations on supporting people to take their medicines, training and competence of care staff in giving medicines and OTC medicines and self care for people receiving social care.