Alteration of a medication for self-administration with assistance includes, but is not limited to, crushing tablets, cutting tablets in half, opening capsules, mixing powdered medications with foods or liquids, or mixing tablets or capsules with foods or liquids. Individuals/residents must be aware that the medication is being altered or added to their food.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 69.41 RCW, RCW 18.64.005. 04-18-095, recodified as § 246-888-050, filed 9/1/04, effective 10/2/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005 and 69.41.085. 00-01-123, § 246-888-060, filed 12/17/99, effective 1/17/00.]