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WAC 388-107-0332

Storing, securing, and accounting for medications.

(1) The enhanced services facility must secure medications for residents who are not capable of safely storing their own medications.
(2) The enhanced services facility must ensure all medications under the enhanced services facility's control are properly stored and accounted for:
(a) In containers with pharmacist-prepared label or original manufacturer's label;
(b) Together for each resident and physically separated from other residents' medications;
(c) Separate from food or toxic chemicals;
(d) In a locked compartment that is accessible only to designated responsible staff persons; or as otherwise directed by a physician; and
(e) In environments recommended on the medication label.
(3) The enhanced service facility must develop and implement a system for:
(a) Safe and secure medication disposal; and
(b) Documentation of the medication disposal.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.97 RCW. WSR 14-19-071, ยง 388-107-0332, filed 9/12/14, effective 10/13/14.]
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