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Depends on the state. Mom lives in MA where she can be supervised to self inject in a few, but not all ALs. In CT because of scope of practice, she has to go into a nursing home. I am researching a move to the Carolinas. Both states will administer. If it is a sliding scale, only NHs can do it.

You just have to search around and ask.
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Most will administer a scheduled exact dose, but very few will agree to administer sliding scale insulin that is based on the blood sugar reading.
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I am pretty sure that the RN will do the injection but like said, its an extra cost. In some states an LPN can in others they can't. A medtech can't. They are usually CNAs that have been certified to distribute meds.
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If it is anything like the AL my MIL used to be in, they probably do but that is an a-la-carte expense that will be added to her total rent bill. Like AlvaDeer said, please call the AL and find out for sure and what it will cost.
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This is a question you should ask at the assisted living. Some have RNs or LVNs doing medications and they can measure the blood sugar and administer insulin; some have med techs and it varies what they can do. Only the assisted living facility can answer this one for you.
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