Chapter 74.42 RCW

NURSING HOMESRESIDENT CARE, OPERATING STANDARDS

Sections

74.42.010Definitions.
74.42.020Minimum standards.
74.42.030Resident to receive statement of rights, rules, services, and charges.
74.42.040Resident's rights regarding medical condition, care, and treatment.
74.42.050Residents to be treated with consideration, respectComplaints.
74.42.055Discrimination against medicaid recipients prohibited.
74.42.056Department assessment of medicaid eligible individualsRequirements.
74.42.057Notification regarding resident likely to become medicaid eligible.
74.42.058Department case management services.
74.42.060Management of residents' financial affairs.
74.42.070Privacy.
74.42.080Confidentiality of records.
74.42.090Work tasks by residents.
74.42.100Personal mail.
74.42.110Freedom of associationLimits.
74.42.120Personal possessions.
74.42.130Individual financial records.
74.42.140Prescribed plan of careTreatment, medication, diet services.
74.42.150Plan of careGoalsProgramResponsibilitiesReview.
74.42.160Nursing care.
74.42.170Rehabilitative services.
74.42.180Social services.
74.42.190Activities programRecreation areas, equipment.
74.42.200Supervision of health care by physicianWhen required.
74.42.210Pharmacist services.
74.42.220Contracts for professional services from outside the agency.
74.42.225Self-medication programs for residentsEducational programImplementation.
74.42.230Physician or authorized practitioner to prescribe medicationCommunication of order by licensed nurse, pharmacist, or another physician.
74.42.240Administering medication.
74.42.250Medication stop ordersProcedure for persons with developmental disabilities.
74.42.260Drug storage, security, inventory.
74.42.270Drug disposal.
74.42.280Adverse drug reaction.
74.42.285ImmunizationsRules.
74.42.290Meal intervalsFood handlingUtensilsDisposal.
74.42.300NutritionistMenus, special diets.
74.42.310Staff duties at meals.
74.42.320Sanitary procedures for food preparation.
74.42.330Food storage.
74.42.340Administrative supportPurchasingInventory control.
74.42.350Organization chart.
74.42.360Adequate staffMinimum staffing standardsExceptionsDefinition.
74.42.370Licensed administrator.
74.42.380Director of nursing services.
74.42.390Communication system.
74.42.400Engineering and maintenance personnel.
74.42.410Laundry services.
74.42.420Resident record system.
74.42.430Written policy guidelines.
74.42.440Facility rated capacity not to be exceeded.
74.42.450Residents limited to those the facility qualified to care forTransfer or discharge of residentsAppeal of department discharge decisionReasonable accommodation.
74.42.455Transitional care management.
74.42.460Organization plan and procedures.
74.42.470Infected employees.
74.42.480Living areas.
74.42.490Room requirementsWaiver.
74.42.500Toilet and bathing facilities.
74.42.510Room for dining, recreation, social activitiesWaiver.
74.42.520Therapy area.
74.42.530Isolation areas.
74.42.540Building requirements.
74.42.550Handrails.
74.42.560Emergency lighting for facilities housing persons with developmental disabilities.
74.42.570Health and safety requirements.
74.42.580Penalties for violation of standards.
74.42.600Department inspectionsNotice of noncompliancePenaltiesCoordination with department of health.
74.42.620Departmental rules.
74.42.630Conflict with federal requirements.
74.42.640Quality assurance committee.
74.42.910ConstructionConflict with federal requirements.
74.42.920Chapter 74.42 RCW suspendedEffective date delayed until January 1, 1981.

NOTES:

Effective dateChapter 74.42 RCW: See RCW 74.42.920.
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