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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 program as established under chapter 43.190 RCW;
(4) The agency responsible for the protection and advocacy system for developmentally disabled individuals as established under Part C of the developmental disabilities assistance and bill of rights act;
(5) The agency responsible for the protection and advocacy system for mentally ill individuals as established under the protection and advocacy for mentally ill individuals act;
(6) Immediate family or other relatives of the resident and others who are visiting with the consent of the resident, subject to reasonable limits to protect the rights of others and to the resident's right to deny or withdraw consent at any time;
(7) The agency responsible for the protection and advocacy system for 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; and
(8) 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: 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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