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PDFWAC 388-76-10595

Resident rightsAdvocacy access and visitation rights.

The adult family home must not interfere with each resident's right to have access to and from:
(1) Any representative of the state;
(2) The resident's own physician;
(3) The state long-term care ombuds programs;
(4) The agency responsible for the protection and advocacy system for one or more of the following:
(a) Individuals with developmental disabilities as established under Part C of the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act;
(b) Individuals with mental illness as established under the Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness Act;
(c) Individuals with disabilities as established under section 509 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, who are not served under the mandates of existing protection and advocacy systems created under federal law;
(5) Visitors who are visiting the resident with the resident's consent, which:
(a) The resident may withdraw at any time; and
(b) May only be limited when the limitation is to protect the rights or safety of the residents or others in the home and must be documented under WAC 388-76-10401; and
(6) The resident's representative or an entity or individual that provides health, social, legal, or other services to the resident, subject to the resident's right to deny or withdraw consent at any time.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.128.040 and 70.128.060. WSR 21-11-074, § 388-76-10595, filed 5/17/21, effective 8/1/21. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.128 RCW. WSR 15-03-037, § 388-76-10595, filed 1/12/15, effective 2/12/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.128.040 and chapters 70.128 and 74.34 RCW. WSR 07-21-080, § 388-76-10595, filed 10/16/07, effective 1/1/08.]
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