Human Resources Legislative Update
Long-Term Care Homes Act Regulatory Amendment Filed
Date: July 19, 2013
On July 19, 2013, the Ontario government filed O. Reg. 218/13 amending O. Reg. 79/10 (General) made under the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007.
O. Reg. 218/13 states a member of the registered nursing staff may permit a “nursing student”, a defined term, to administer drugs to residents under certain conditions.
As previously reported, comments had been invited on the proposed regulation.
O. Reg. 218/13 came into force on July 19, 2013.