According to 42 CFR § 483.45, pharmacy services. The facility must provide routine and emergency drugs and biologicals to its residents, or obtain them under an agreement described in §483.70(g).
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Elder Abuse and Neglect in Nursing Homes There is an increasing trend is towards providing care in a home like environment whenever possible. There is a wide spectrum of housing for elderly and disabled persons with an increasing number of campus models where people can remain as independent as possible and as their medical needs […]
Registered Nurses Should be Doing Assessments Not LPNs. As an attorney that handles abuse and neglect cases in nursing homes and other types of elder care housing with services, the type of staff member monitoring a resident is crucial. I have seen many examples of where a unskilled lower level nurse (such as an LPN) […]
High Rate of US Medication Errors U.S. Has high rate of Medication Errors -according to a recent Health News article, U.S. patients suffer more medical errors, U.S. patients suffer the highest medical errors when compared to seven other countries. About one-third of the patients in the U.S. experienced medical errors and poorly coordinated care. If […]