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WAC 388-76-10475

Medication—Log.

The adult family home must:
(1) Keep an up-to-date daily medication log for each resident except for residents assessed as medication independent with self-administration.
(2) Include in each medication log the:
(a) Name of the resident;
(b) Name of all prescribed and over-the-counter medications;
(c) Dosage of the medication;
(d) Frequency which the medications are taken; and
(e) Approximate time the resident must take each medication.
(3) Ensure the medication log includes:
(a) Initials of the staff who assisted or gave each resident medication(s);
(b) If the medication was refused and the reason for the refusal; and
(c) Documentation of any changes or new prescribed medications including:
(i) The change;
(ii) The date of the change;
(iii) A logged call requesting written verification of the change; and
(iv) A copy of written verification of the change from the practitioner received by the home by mail, facsimile, or other electronic means, or on new original labeled container from the pharmacy.
(4) Ensure that the changed or new medication is received from the pharmacy.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.128.040 and chapters 70.128 and 74.34 RCW. WSR 07-21-080, § 388-76-10475, filed 10/16/07, effective 1/1/08.]
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