The Drug Control Act permits properly trained, unlicensed persons to administer medications in”congregate housing”. Congregate housing includes Adult Day Care Facilities, Youth and Residential Facilities, Juvenile Justice Facilities, Group Homes licensed by the Department of Behavioral Health & Development Services, and prisons and jails licensed by the Department of Corrections, and Assisted Living Facilities licensed by the Department of Social Services. Medication Aides may not administer medications in nursing homes or in home health agencies. For more information, go to

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