Chapter 43.190 RCW

LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDS PROGRAM

Sections
Findings.
"Long-term care facility" defined.
Office of state long-term care ombuds createdPowers and dutiesRules.
Long-term care ombuds.
Posting of notice by long-term care facilityDistribution of information to residents.
Duties of ombuds.
Local and state long-term care ombudsDuties and authority in federal older Americans act.
Referral proceduresAction on complaints.
Development of procedures on right of entry to facilitiesAccess to residentsPreservation of rights.
Liability of ombudsDiscriminatory, disciplinary, or retaliatory actionsCommunications privilegedTestimony.
Confidentiality of records and filesDisclosures prohibitedException.
Expenditure of funds on long-term care ombuds program.
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