The University of Leeds, at the request of the Department of Health has produced guidance which sets out good practice measures for the safe management and handling of medicines in care homes (with nursing) for older people by care assistants.
• clear information for care home providers, managers and staff on the legal framework for the administration of prescribed medicines for a named individual by care assistants.
• the requirements for safety and quality assurance.
You can read the guidance here: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/518298/Medicines_in_care_homes_A.pdf
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