Last review date 03/02/2023
The 'Covert Medication Administration' template can be found on the right hand side of the main drug review template.
You can also add it to F12
Assessment - record the outcome of the patient's capacity and agreement to take medication. Use the Mental Capacity assessment template to view details of the Mental Capacity Act and record assessment findings. NB: You must select 'yes' on all 3 to be able to assign 'Covert Medication appropriate' to the patient's record
Impression - read code if the decision to use covert medication administration is appropriate or not
Management - if the outcome in 'Impression' is coded as 'inappropriate' you may go on and tick (only) 'beliefs, understanding, swallow & palatability discussed'
If you assign 'appropriate' to you may tick any of the other options in the Management section:
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