Chapter 74.42 RCW


Minimum standards.
Resident to receive statement of rights, rules, services, and charges.
Resident's rights regarding medical condition, care, and treatment.
Residents to be treated with consideration, respectComplaints.
Discrimination against medicaid recipients prohibited.
Department assessment of medicaid eligible individualsRequirements.
Notification regarding resident likely to become medicaid eligible.
Department case management services.
Management of residents' financial affairs.
Confidentiality of records.
Work tasks by residents.
Personal mail.
Freedom of associationLimits.
Personal possessions.
Individual financial records.
Prescribed plan of careTreatment, medication, diet services.
Plan of careGoalsProgramResponsibilitiesReview.
Nursing care.
Rehabilitative services.
Social services.
Activities programRecreation areas, equipment.
Supervision of health care by physicianWhen required.
Pharmacist services.
Contracts for professional services from outside the agency.
Self-medication programs for residentsEducational programImplementation.
Physician or authorized practitioner to prescribe medicationCommunication of order by licensed nurse, pharmacist, or another physician.
Administering medication.
Medication stop ordersProcedure for persons with developmental disabilities.
Drug storage, security, inventory.
Drug disposal.
Adverse drug reaction.
Meal intervalsFood handlingUtensilsDisposal.
NutritionistMenus, special diets.
Staff duties at meals.
Sanitary procedures for food preparation.
Food storage.
Administrative supportPurchasingInventory control.
Organization chart.
Adequate staffMinimum staffing standardsExceptionsDefinition.
Licensed administrator.
Director of nursing services.
Communication system.
Engineering and maintenance personnel.
Laundry services.
Resident record system.
Written policy guidelines.
Facility rated capacity not to be exceeded.
Residents limited to those the facility qualified to care forTransfer or discharge of residentsAppeal of department discharge decisionReasonable accommodation.
Transitional care management.
Organization plan and procedures.
Infected employees.
Living areas.
Room requirementsWaiver.
Toilet and bathing facilities.
Room for dining, recreation, social activitiesWaiver.
Therapy area.
Isolation areas.
Building requirements.
Emergency lighting for facilities housing persons with developmental disabilities.
Health and safety requirements.
Penalties for violation of standards.
Department inspectionsNotice of noncompliancePenaltiesCoordination with department of health.
Departmental rules.
Conflict with federal requirements.
Quality assurance committee.
ConstructionConflict with federal requirements.
Chapter 74.42 RCW suspendedEffective date delayed until January 1, 1981.
Effective dateChapter 74.42 RCW: See RCW 74.42.920.
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