PDFRCW 74.42.250

Medication stop ordersProcedure for persons with developmental disabilities.

(1) When the physician's order for medication does not include a specific time limit or a specific number of dosages, the facility shall notify the physician that the medication will be stopped at a date certain unless the medication is ordered continued by the physician. The facility shall so notify the physician every thirty days.
(2) A facility for the developmentally disabled shall have an automatic stop order on all drugs, unless such stoppage will place the patient in jeopardy.
[ 1979 ex.s. c 211 s 25.]