Medication in Extra Care housing


This Housing LIN Factsheet no 23 is an update on the 2008 edition to bring it in line with policy, legislation, current guidance and best practice. It is aimed at practitioners, commissioners, care service managers and housing managers in extra care housing, an environment not specifically referred to in any guidance on the handling of medication. It highlights examples of practice, outlines areas for consideration by provider, sets out key lessons learned and provides a list of useful frequently asked questions.