Effective from January 2023

Workflow Owner: Community Nursing Manager


To provide Five Good Friends workers (employees, Helpers, and contractors) with a clear approach to medication support that enables safe and effective care for our Members.

Key Information




  1. During the sign up meeting, all Members who receive medication support as a service delivered by FGF will be assessed using the Self-Administration of Medications Risk Assessment Tool (SAMRAT).
  2. Members, regardless of whether they receive medication support or not will have the Medication Support template in the Help Plan completed.
  3. Members who receive medication support as a service must provide consent to receive the service. This consent will be documented as follows:
  4. The Member’s Health Summary & Medication List will be requested from their GP using the GP Notification Form to confirm what medications they are prescribed and for what reasons.