List of quality statements
Statement 1 People who transfer into a care home have their medicines listed by the care home on the day that they transfer.
Statement 2 Providers of health or social care services send a discharge summary, including details of the person's current medicines, with a person who transfers to or from a care home.
Statement 3 People who live in care homes are supported to self‑administer their medicines if they wish to and it does not put them or others at risk.
Statement 4 Prescribers responsible for people who live in care homes provide comprehensive instructions for using and monitoring all newly prescribed medicines.
Statement 5 People who live in care homes have medication reviews undertaken by a multidisciplinary team.
Statement 6 Adults who live in care homes and have been assessed as lacking capacity are only administered medicine covertly if a management plan is agreed after a best interests meeting.