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Crushing Medications AHCA Regulation

Crushing Rules

  I received a question the other day which asked: If it was ok to crush medications and place the crushed medications into applesauce to be given to a resident? Let’s break the question down….. 1. Can medications be crushed? Yes, BUT you must have a doctor’s order stating so. 2. Who can crush medications? A […]

AHCA Says NO To Over The Counter!

AHCA Says NO To Over The Counter!

  The Issue If your resident’s 1823 form identifies that they need assistance with their medications, they cannot have any medications in their rooms (even if it’s over the counter). The facility must centrally store all medications. It sounds simple to make sure that your facility is compliant with this medication regulation. But depending on the […]