(1) The boarding home must secure medications for residents who are not capable of safely storing their own medications.
(2) The boarding home must ensure all medications under the boarding home's control are properly stored:
(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; and
(e) In environments recommended on the medication label.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.20.090 (2004 c 142 § 19) and chapter 18.20 RCW. 04-16-065, § 388-78A-2260, filed 7/30/04, effective 9/1/04.]