Giving medicines covertly: A quick guide for care home managers and home care managers providing medicines support
SOCIAL CARE INSTITUTE FOR EXCELLENCE, NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH AND CARE EXCELLENCE
This quick guide will help care home and home care managers to ensure that decisions about giving medicines covertly are made in the person’s best interests. It covers: capacity and consent; making a decision to give medicines covertly; urgent decisions; and involving others. It has been co-produced by NICE and SCIE and is based on NICE’s guidelines and quality standards.