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PDFWAC 388-76-10530

Resident rights—Notice of rights and services.

(1) The adult family home must provide each resident written notice of the resident's rights and services provided in the home in a language the resident understands and before the resident is admitted to the home. The notice must be reviewed at least once every twenty-four months from the date of the resident's admission and must include the following:
(a) Information regarding resident rights, including rights under chapter 70.129 RCW;
(b) A complete description of the services, items, and activities customarily available in the home or arranged for by the home as permitted by the license;
(c) A complete description of the charges for those services, items, and activities, including charges for services, items, and activities not covered by the home's per diem rate or applicable public benefit programs;
(d) The monthly or per diem rate charged to private pay residents to live in the home;
(e) Rules of the home, which must not violate resident rights in chapter 70.129 RCW;
(f) How the resident can file a complaint concerning alleged abandonment, abuse, neglect, or financial exploitation with the state hotline; and
(g) If the home will be managing the resident's funds, a description of how the home will protect the resident's funds.
(2) Upon receiving the notice of rights and services at admission and at least every twenty-four months, the home must ensure the resident and a representative of the home sign and date an acknowledgement stating that the resident has received the notice of rights and services as outlined in this section. The home must retain a signed and dated copy of both the notice of rights and services and the acknowledgement in the resident's record.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.128.040 and 70.128.060. WSR 21-11-074, § 388-76-10530, filed 5/17/21, effective 8/1/21. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.128.040 and chapters 70.128 and 74.34 RCW. WSR 07-21-080, § 388-76-10530, filed 10/16/07, effective 1/1/08.]
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