|Referenced Sources:||105 CMR 430.00|
This document summarizes the requirements for the storage and administration of medications at recreational camps for children in Massachusetts (see 105 CMR 430.159 and 105 CMR 430.160), including the roles of the health care consultant and health care supervisor.
Each recreational camp is required to:
- Have a health care policy and written procedures for medication administration;1
- Obtain written permission from the parent/guardian for administration of any medications by staff and for campers to self-administer certain medications;
- Provide for secure storage of refrigerated and unrefrigerated medication;
- Engage at least one Health Care Consultant and at least one Health Care Supervisor to fulfill duties described below
This guidance is designed to provide further detail on these requirements.