S-4.2, r. 5 - Regulation respecting the conditions for obtaining a certificate of compliance for a private seniors’ residence

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21. The operator must encourage self-administration.
If a resident self-administers medication but chooses to use the distribution service, the operator must respect the following rules:
(1)  a person in charge must be designated to supervise the distribution of medication;
(2)  medication in the name of each resident must be stored under lock and key, in a cupboard reserved for that purpose or, if required, in a refrigerated area; and
(3)  the person distributing medication must ensure that the person to whom the medication is distributed is the person to whom the medication is intended.
O.C. 1168-2006, s. 21.