TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER c: LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
PART 225 ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE MANAGEMENT CENTER DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM CODE
SECTION 225.3060 MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION
Section 225.3060 Medication Administration
a) Except for medications allowed in subsection (c) of this Section, the only medications allowed in the facility are those for particular individual residents. The medication of each resident shall be kept and stored in the original container received from the pharmacy or as packaged by the nurse, when preparing unit dose packages from multidose containers.
1) Each multidose medication container shall indicate the resident's name; physician's name; prescription number, name, strength and quantity of drug; date the container was last filled; the initials of the pharmacist filling the prescription; the identity of the pharmacy; the refill date; and any necessary special instructions.
2) Each single unit or unit dose package shall contain the proprietary and nonproprietary name of the drug and the strength of the dose. The name of the resident and the physician do not have to be on the label of the package, but they must be identified with the package in such a manner as to assure that the drug is administered to the correct resident.
b) All oral medication packaged in multidose containers, prescribed medication given through a feeding tube, and all parenteral medication must be administered by a registered nurse or physician.
c) A small supply of medications regularly available without prescription at a commercial pharmacy may be stocked in the facility, such as: noncontrolled cough syrups, laxatives, and analgesics. These shall be given to a resident only upon the order of a physician.
d) Each living area shall have a first aid kit that contains items appropriate to treat minor cuts, burns, and abrasions.
e) All medications shall be properly stored in a secured location not accessible to unauthorized individuals.