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⭒ New Developments

Justice in Aging Issues Policy Brief on the Fiction of “Assistance with Self-Administration” of Medications in RCFEs

Justice in Aging has issued the first in a series of policy briefs exploring how California’s current assisted living system addresses residents’ health care needs, and how the system could be modified to better serve residents. This policy issue brief, “The Problem: Pretending that Medication Is Always ‘Self-Administered’”, explores the need to legitimate and regulate the practice of medication administration to protect residents, assisted living communities, and staff.
Read More… the policy issue brief