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WAC 388-107-0334

Resident controlled medications.

(1) The enhanced services facility must ensure all medications are stored in a manner that prevents each resident from gaining access to another resident's medications.
(2) The enhanced services facility must allow a resident to control and secure the medications that he or she self-administers or self-administers with assistance if the enhanced services facility assesses the resident to be capable of safely and appropriately storing his or her own medications and the resident desires to do so.
(3) The enhanced services facility must ensure no staff person other than a nurse or licensed pharmacist fills medication organizers for residents.
(4) The enhanced services facility must ensure that any nurse who fills a medication organizer for a resident labels the medication organizer with:
(a) The name of the resident;
(b) The name of the medications in the organizer; and
(c) The frequency of the dosage.
(5) The enhanced services facility must ensure documentation that accounts for medications that has been properly destroyed, when:
(a) A medication expires; or
(b) A resident moves to another location; or
(c) Upon a residents death.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.97 RCW. WSR 14-19-071, ยง 388-107-0334, filed 9/12/14, effective 10/13/14.]
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