Title Resident Care – Nursing Services
Statute or Rule 58A-5.0182(5) FAC
(5) NURSING SERVICES.
(a) Pursuant to Section 429.255, F.S., the facility may employ or contract with a nurse to:
1. Take or supervise the taking of vital signs;
2. Manage pill-organizers and administer medications as described in Rule 58A-5.0185, F.A.C.;
3. Give prepackaged enemas pursuant to a physician ‘ s order; and
4. Maintain nursing progress notes. (b) Pursuant to Section 429.255(2), F.S., the nursing services listed in paragraph (a) may also be delivered in the facility by family members or friends of the resident provided the family member or friend does not receive compensation for such services.