Missing Medications: A Case Study

Decent Essays
The reporting party (RP) stated she was recently terminated due to leaving residents alone in the facility and discussing missing narcotic medications. The RP stated on at least two occasion residents' medication became missing. According to the RP a female resident (name unknown) who passed away shortly before Thanksgiving was missing her "Norco." Additional a resident named Richard was missing his evening dose of "Lorazepam." Subsequently the RP discussed the missing medications with the Nurse and Executive Director; however, the missing medications were not reported to CCL. The RP stated that the medication staff are not properly trained in assisting residents with their medications. According to the RP many prescription medications have
Get Access