Managing Medication

Supporting people to manage their medication, while promoting individual choice and control.

Homelessness services may be working with people who have been prescribed medication but need some extra support to manage their prescription. This briefing, developed in conjunction with Westminster City Council's Medication Working Group including St Mungo's practitioners, outlines the key principles of managing medication. It aims to help services develop good practice in their local policies and procedures.

Managing Medication

What is good practice for staff teams when managing medication in homelessness services? This briefing outlines how services not registered with CQC can support people who need extra help with their medication, while promoting individual choice and control. Includes information on controlled drugs and the Misuse of Drugs Act, as well as links to resources.


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Tasmin Maitland

Head of innovation and good practice

Tasmin leads our Innovation and Good Practice team, with projects including Housing First England, London PLUS, Youth Homelessness, Day Centres, Reboot, Counts & Estimates, and our effective practice guidance and toolkits.

Telephone: 020 7840 4451
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