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PDFWAC 388-76-10550

Resident rights—Adult family home staffing—Notification required.

The adult family home must provide the following information in writing to prospective residents before admission and current residents who were admitted before this requirement took effect:
(1) Information about the provider, entity representative, and resident manager, including:
(a) Availability in the home, including a general statement about how often they each are in the home;
(b) Education and training relevant to resident caregiving;
(c) Caregiving experience;
(d) Primary responsibilities, including which general care management decisions they will make and which will be made by the resident or their representative; and
(e) How to contact the provider, entity representative, and resident manager when not in the home.
(2) Information about a licensed practical nurse or registered nurse, if there is one, who is in any way involved in the care of residents, including:
(a) Who the licensed practical nurse or registered nurse is employed by;
(b) The specific routine hours that the licensed practical nurse or registered nurse is on-site, if they are on-site routinely;
(c) Primary responsibilities;
(d) The nonroutine times when the licensed practical nurse or registered nurse will be available, such as on-call; and
(e) A description of what the provider or entity representative will do to make the services of a licensed nurse available in an emergency or change in a resident's condition.
(3) A statement indicating whether the provider, caregiver or staff is qualified or willing to become qualified to perform nurse delegation as allowed under state law.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.128.040 and 70.128.060. WSR 21-11-074, § 388-76-10550, filed 5/17/21, effective 8/1/21. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.128.040. WSR 10-04-008, § 388-76-10550, filed 1/22/10, effective 2/22/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.128.040 and chapters 70.128 and 74.34 RCW. WSR 07-21-080, § 388-76-10550, filed 10/16/07, effective 1/1/08.]
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