Transferring Medication Between Care Settings

  • The medication should always be taken with the client
  • Along with a copy of the MAR chart and any cover letters detailing specific requirements
  • Documentation of medication transferal should also be completed detailing the name of the client, quantity of medication being transferred, signature of staff arranging the transfer an signature of staff member who received the medication
  • If the transfer is permanent then the GP, Pharmacist and new care setting should be informed of all the details to ensure a seamless transition
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