GENERAL LICENSING REQUIREMENTS
HEALTH-RELATED SERVICES (Continued)
If medications are being sent with adult clients off the facility premises, check the Physician’s Report (LIC 602) to ensure that they are given only to clients whose doctors indicated that they may control their own medication.
See Regulation Interpretations and Procedures for General Licensing Requirements Section 80075(n)(5) regarding the prohibition against setting up injectable medications in advance.
A record shall be kept in the client’s file that any over-the-counter medications are being taken with the knowledge of the client’s physician. This record keeping is required by the California Code of Regulations Section 80070(b)(10).
If a client is taking any over the counter medications, check the file to ensure that the client’s physician is aware of the medication. Cite California Code of Regulations Section 80070(b)(10) if there is no record.
Inspect medication containers for the expiration date. prescription label, on the manufacturer’s label or stamped
It may be typed on the on the bottom crimp of a
tube. If the medication has expired, it must California Code of Regulations 80075(o).
The LIC 622 is available to licensees to maintain this information.