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WAC 388-101-3700: Storage Of Medications

Published: 2015

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WACs > Title 388 > Chapter 388-101 > Section 388-101-3700



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WAC 388-101-3700

Storage of medications.

(1) The service provider must keep a client's medications so they are not readily available to other clients.
(2) The service provider must store medications:
(a) Under proper conditions for sanitation, temperature, moisture and ventilation, and separate from food or toxic chemicals; and
(b) In the original medication containers with pharmacist-prepared or manufacturer's label, or in medication organizers which are clearly labeled with the:
(i) Name of the client for whom the medication is prescribed;
(ii) Name of the medications; and
(iii) Dosage and frequency.
(3) Group homes must:
(a) Keep all medications in locked storage; and
(b) Use medication organizers only when filled by a pharmacist.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 71A.12 RCW. WSR 08-02-022, § 388-101-3700, filed 12/21/07, effective 2/1/08.]