Managing Medication & Welfare in an Education Setting

One-Day Course


The ONLY complete and practical course on the Management of Medication and Welfare in Educational and Childcare Settings for post 16s available in the UK.


This 1 day course will train delegates in the legislation, guidance and best practice for the governance of managing of medication and welfare in educational and childcare settings for children and young persons post 16 years.


Course Facts

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for teaching, childcare and support staff who are managing medication and welfare issues for children and young persons post 16.

What the one-day course covers:

Part 1 - Managing Medicines


  • Supporting Pupils at School with Medical Conditions
  • Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage 2014
  • The Medicines Standard of the National Service Framework NSF for Children
  • Home Remedies
  • Self-Management
  • Storing Medicines
  • Record Keeping
  • The Medicine Act 1968
  • The School Premises England Regulations 2012 Regulation 5
  • Special Education Needs and Disability Code of Practice January 2015
  • Supporting Pupils at School with Medical Conditions DfE Statutory Guidance December 2015
  • Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage 2014
  • Individual Healthcare Plans


Part 2 - Managing Welfare


  • Roles of Ofsted, Care Quality Commission and Independent Schools Inspectorate
  • Areas That Should Be Looked at during a Service Inspection
  • Requirements for Pupils Aged Under 16 in Day and Residential Education Settings
  • Requirements for Students/Pupils Post 16 in Day and Residential Education Settings
  • Students and Adults Post 18 in Day and Residential Settings
  • The Health and Well-being Standard Regulation 10
  • Explanation of Terms in the Regulations
  • The Fundamental Standards from Care Quality Commission
  • Young People Preparing to Make Their Own Decisions
  • Students and Adults Post 18 in Day and Residential settings
  • The Mental Capacity Act
  • The Court of Protection
  • Rights of Children and Young People
  • Promoting the Health and Well-being Looked After Children and Adults
  • Administration of medicines
  • Medical Room/Accommodation/Storage
  • Development of the Service or Setting




Course Times

Start:  9.00am

End:   4.30pm


Lunch and refreshments are provided.

The Trainer

Julie McGee


Julie has worked in education for over 35 years, as a senior leader in a local authority, teacher, trainer, school governor and social worker.  She has a vast experience of working with schools supporting them with the development of policies and procedures, including managing medication in schools.

Julie is a highly skilled trainer and participants speak with enthusiasm about her courses.


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Dr Rennie May


I have worked previously in Durham County Council, ICI in the UK and overseas and for Durham University. I have extensive experience in business development and management roles, including 7 years as business manager of a UK wide professional services operation, managing over 140 training and consultancy staff. I have worked in a senior position in a Local Authority Education Department.


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Course Locations

Selected Locations


Locations for this course include;


  • Birmingham


How to book a place on this course:

Either click on the course booking button at the top right of this page, or telephone us on 01642 803454.

All bookings will be confirmed in writing and are subject to our standard terms and conditions.

Who Are ESP

Courses For


ESP is a One Awards Accredited Training Centre providing high quality professional services mainly to schools and child care settings across the UK.

ESP offers a full range of outstanding, innovative professional training and related services founded on an internationally recognized and proven reputation for excellence and success.

  • Early Years
  • Local Authority
  • Nursery
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Special Schools

Head Office

109-111 Parliament Road, Middlesbrough TS1 4JE


01642 803454


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