Medication Management

May 12, 2023 — Template to be used to develop medication management care plan for assisted living facilities. Incorporates all AL requirements and provides guidance to demonstrate processes/procedures for the facility to demonstrate compliance.

CBD and Cannabis Oil in AL

May 12, 2023 — Policy offers guidance on managing medicinal use of CBD in Virginia Assisted Living Facilities per federal and state regulations and laws

Crushing Medication Policy

May 12, 2023 — Addresses policy on administering crushed medications orally or by tube feeding. Addresses standard of not combining crushed medications. Consistent with F-759 & F-760

Caring for Residents Receiving Opioids

May 12, 2023 — Policy offers guidance to the facility on ensuring there is sufficient and qualified staff who have been trained on pain management including care of residents receiving opioid medications.

Disposal of Transdermal Fentanyl System

May 12, 2023 — Policy offers the facility guidance on ensuring Fentanyl Transdermal System (Fentanyl patches) are disposed of in a safe and secure method to prevent diversions and/or accidental exposure.