Can I require central storage of medications in my RCFE?

Medications in a RCFE must be secured at all times. They can either be stored behind lock and key in the resident’s room (when authorized) or in central storage under the control of authorized staff members.

When to Centrally Store Medications

Medication management is an important part of the services offered by assisted living and residential care providers.  When you and your staff are overseeing resident’s medications, the security and storage of the drugs is one of your greatest concerns.  Our clients often ask how to determine the need for central storage, and who may make …