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PDFWAC 388-76-10615

Resident rightsTransfer and discharge.

(1) The adult family home must allow each resident to stay in the home and not transfer or discharge the resident unless:
(a) The transfer or discharge is necessary for the resident's welfare and the resident's needs cannot be met in the home;
(b) The safety or health of individuals in the home is or would otherwise be endangered;
(c) The resident has failed to make the required payment for their stay; or
(d) The home ceases to operate.
(2) Before a home transfers or discharges a resident, the home must first attempt through reasonable accommodations to avoid the transfer or discharge, unless agreed to by the resident.
(3) The home must give residents enough preparation and orientation to ensure a safe and orderly transfer or discharge from the home.
(4) If the home discharges a resident in violation of this section or WAC 388-76-10616, the home must readmit the resident to the home as soon as a gender-appropriate bed becomes available.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.128.040 and 70.128.060. WSR 21-11-074, § 388-76-10615, filed 5/17/21, effective 8/1/21. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.128 RCW. WSR 15-03-037, § 388-76-10615, 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, § 388-76-10615, filed 10/16/07, effective 1/1/08.]
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