Aims of Active’s Medication Policy

To optimise the benefits of taking medication on a person’s health and wellbeing.

The aim is achieved by:

  • Working in accordance with legislative, regulatory, contractual requirements and best practice guidelines.
  • Understanding how people experience their medication their medication and providing a personalised approach.
  • Working in partnership with the prescriber, dispenser (pharmacist) and health care professionals to provide a ‘joined’ up affective service to the client for the client.
  • Effective, thorough recording of all medication related tasks.
  • Enabling clients to maximise their independence with medication and where intervention is required ensuring this is at the minimum level required to manage the risks identified by the assessment process.
  • Ensuring consent is obtained to assist someone with medication on every occasion.


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