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Chapter 388-829A WAC

Last Update: 6/24/14

ALTERNATIVE LIVING

WAC Sections

PURPOSE
What is the purpose of this chapter?
DEFINITIONS
What definitions apply to this chapter?
ALTERNATIVE LIVING SERVICES
What are alternative living services?
What type of training and support may the alternative living service provider offer?
Who is eligible to receive alternative living services?
Who is eligible to contract with DDD to provide alternative living services?
Who may not be contracted to provide alternative living services?
Where must alternative living services be provided?
How many hours of alternative living services may a client receive?
May an alternative living provider claim reimbursement for more than one client at a time?
May an alternative living provider offer personal care or respite services?
PROVIDER QUALIFICATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
What minimum skills and abilities must alternative living procedures demonstrate?
What values must alternative living providers focus on when implementing the ISP?
What rights do clients of DDD have?
PROVIDER TRAINING
What training must be completed before becoming an alternative living provider?
What training must an alternative living provider complete within the first ninety days of serving the client?
What training must an alternative living provider complete after the first year of service?
PROVIDER RECORDS
What information must alternative living providers keep in their records?
What written reports must be submitted to DDD?
What are the requirements for entries in the client record maintained by the alternative living provider?
How long must an alternative living provider keep client records?
Are clients' records considered confidential?
ABUSE AND NEGLECT
Are alternative living providers mandatory reporters?
How must alternative living providers report abuse and neglect?
EMERGENCY PLANNING
What must alternative living providers do in an emergency?
INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT PLAN
What is an individual support plan (ISP)?
TRANSPORTATION
Are alternative living providers responsible to transport a client?
What requirements must be met before an alternative living provider transports a client?
OVERSIGHT AND MONITORING OF ALTERNATIVE LIVING SERVICES
How will DDD monitor alternative living services?
TERMINATION AND DENIAL OF AN ALTERNATIVE LIVING CONTRACT
When may DDA decline to authorize payment or terminate a contract for alternative living services?
When must DDA deny the client's choice of an alternative living provider?
What if the alternative living provider no longer wants to provide services to a client?
APPEAL RIGHTS
What are the client's rights if DDD denies, or terminates an alternative living services contract?
Does the provider of alternative living services have a right to an administrative hearing?