the state of California can offer a multitude of services including by not limited to intramuscular, subcutaneous or intradermal injections. These injections can be extremely beneficial to the health and wellness of your residents by providing pain relief, insulin, and other medically necessary benefits. Take a look at the following regulation for how to stay compliant with CCLD:
(a) The licensee shall be permitted to accept or retain a resident who requires intramuscular, subcutaneous, or intradermal injections if the injections are administered by the resident or by an appropriately skilled professional.
(b) In addition to Section 87611, General Requirements for Allowable Health Conditions, the licensees who admit or retain residents who require injection shall be responsible for the following:
(1) Ensuring that injection are administered by an appropriately skilled professional should the resident require assistance.
(2) Ensuring that sufficient amounts of medicines, test equipment, syringes, needles, and other supplies are maintained in the facility and are stored as specified in Section 87465(c).
(3) Ensuring that syringes and needles are disposed of as specified in Section 87303(f)(2)