Medication Administration System Standard for Assisted Living Facilities
Copyright 2011. The purpose of this standard is to provide guidance to Nebraska assisted living providers in establishing and maintaining a medication administration system that is safe, efficient and compliant with the laws of Nebraska. In some instances, the standards described in this document are over and above the requirements of the law but reflect best practice. This guidance includes a review of Nebraska requirements for medication aides, nurse practice requirements related to medications in assisted living, and processes that may be considered in policy development. Title 175 of the Health Care Facilities and Services Licensure, Chapter 4, Assisted Living Facilities regulations, require an assisted living provider to establish and implement policies and procedures for medication administration and provision.