If a resident wishes to be self-medicating, then an assessment will be undertaken by the manager to establish whether the client is safe to do so. However the situation of self medication will be assessed on a sixth monthly basis.

Should the self administering clients need any advice then the manager and staff will more than willing to help. Otherwise all drugs will be managed by the staff and dispensed and ordered for them under the instructions of the Doctor.

Any resident may request to see a doctor in private if they wish.