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WAC 388-101D-0325

Medication refusal.

(1) When a client who is receiving medication support from the service provider chooses to not take his or her medications, the service provider must:
(a) Respect the client's right to choose not to take the medication(s) including psychoactive medication(s); and
(b) Document the time, date and medication the client did not take.
(2) The service provider must take the appropriate action, including notifying the prescriber or primary care practitioner, when the client chooses to not take his or her medications and the client refusal could cause harm to the client or others.
[WSR 16-14-058, recodified as § 388-101D-0325, filed 6/30/16, effective 8/1/16. Statutory Authority: Chapter 71A.12 RCW. WSR 08-02-022, § 388-101-3690, filed 12/21/07, effective 2/1/08.]
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