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PDFWAC 388-106-1045

When may I receive private duty nursing (PDN) services in a contracted PDN adult family home (AFH)?

You may receive private duty nursing (PDN) services in an adult family home (AFH) when:
(1) You are assessed;
(a) Using the comprehensive assessment reporting evaluation (CARE) assessment tool as provided in WAC 388-106-0500; and
(b) By an aging and long-term support administration (ALTSA) community nurse consultant (CNC) or developmental disabilities administration (DDA) nurse care consultant (NCC) who, using their professional judgment, determines that you require a minimum of eight hours of PDN services per day.
(2) You reside in an AFH that:
(a) Meets all AFH licensing requirements under chapter 388-76 WAC; and
(b) Has a PDN contract with ALTSA; and
(c) Meets all other requirements in WAC 388-106-1046.
(3) Your detailed service plan is reviewed and signed by your primary care provider at your initial assessment and at least every six months thereafter, and your detailed service plan is submitted to an ALTSA CNC or DDA NCC for review along with the following documents:
(a) Physical exam findings completed by your physician;
(b) Current Physician's orders;
(c) Current nursing assessment;
(d) Current plan of care;
(e) The nursing progress notes for the seven days prior to assessment, if applicable; and
(f) The PDN skilled nursing task log for dates corresponding with the nursing progress notes, if applicable.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520. WSR 18-08-084, § 388-106-1045, filed 4/4/18, effective 5/5/18; WSR 11-05-079, § 388-106-1045, filed 2/15/11, effective 3/18/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520 and 42 C.F.R. 440.80. WSR 05-24-091, § 388-106-1045, filed 12/6/05, effective 1/6/06.]
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