Policy for the Management and Administration of Medication in Care Homes 2020
The purpose of this policy and procedural guidance is to support Devon County Council staff in fulfilling agreed
responsibilities in respect of the administration of medication. The guidelines aim to ensure safety in the
administration of medication and are governed by legislation.
They will also ensure that people are treated in a respectful and dignified manner. The safe administration of
medication contributes to the maintenance and promotion of independence.