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Training materials for leadership and staffLocal health jurisdictions.

The department of social and health services and the department of health, in collaboration with the state office of the long-term care ombuds and representatives of long-term care facilities, shall develop training materials to educate the leadership and staff of local health jurisdictions on the state's long-term care system. The training materials must provide information to assist local health jurisdiction personnel when establishing and enforcing public health measures in long-term care facilities and nursing homes, including:
(1) All applicable state and federal resident rights, including the due process rights of residents; and
(2) The process for local health jurisdiction personnel to report abuse and neglect in facilities and nursing homes, including during periods when visitation may be limited.


Findings2021 c 159: See note following RCW 18.20.520.
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