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PDFWAC 110-305-3550

Children taking their own medication.

The licensee may permit a child to take his or her own medication if:
(1) The licensee follows all of the requirements in WAC 170-297-3475 (1) through (5);
(2) The child is physically and mentally capable of properly taking the medication;
(3) The licensee has on file the child's parent or guardian written approval for the child to take his or her own medication;
(4) The medication and related medical supplies are locked and inaccessible to other children and unauthorized persons, except emergency rescue medications that may be stored inaccessible to other children but not locked; and
(5) A trained and authorized program staff person observes and documents in the child's medication administration record that the medication was taken or not taken.
[WSR 18-14-078, recodified as § 110-305-3550, filed 6/29/18, effective 7/1/18. Statutory Authority: Chapter 43.215 RCW. WSR 12-23-057, § 170-297-3550, filed 11/19/12, effective 12/20/12.]
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