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PDFWAC 388-78A-2032

Assisted living facility license not required.

(1) An assisted living facility license is not required for the housing, or services, customarily provided under landlord tenant agreements governed by the residential tenant act, chapter 59.18 RCW, or when housing nonresident individuals who chose to participate in the programs or services in subsection (2) of this section when offered by the assisted living facility licensee or the licensee's contractor.
(2) An assisted living facility license is not required for one or more of the following items and services that may, upon request of the nonresident individual, be provided to a nonresident individual:
(a) Emergency assistance provided on an intermittent or nonroutine basis;
(b) Systems including technology-based monitoring devices employed by independent senior housing, or independent living units in continuing care retirement communities, to respond to the potential need for emergency services;
(c) Scheduled and nonscheduled blood pressure checks;
(d) Nursing assessment services to determine whether referral to an outside health care provider is recommended;
(e) Making and reminding of health care appointments;
(f) Preadmission assessment, for the purposes of transitioning to a licensed care setting;
(g) Medication assistance which may include reminding or coaching the nonresident individual, opening the nonresident individual's medication container, using an enabler, and handing prefilled insulin syringes to the nonresident individual;
(h) Prefilling insulin syringes which must be performed by a nurse licensed under chapter 18.79 RCW;
(i) Assessment to determine cause of a fall;
(j) Nutrition management and education services;
(k) Dental services;
(l) Wellness programs as defined in WAC 388-78A-2020; or
(m) Services customarily provided under the landlord tenant agreements governed by the Residential Landlord-Tenant Act, chapter 59.18 RCW.
(3) This section does not prohibit an assisted living facility from furnishing written information concerning available community resources to nonresident individuals or the individual's family members or legal representatives. However, the assisted living facility may not require the use of any particular service provider.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.20 RCW. WSR 13-13-063, § 388-78A-2032, filed 6/18/13, effective 7/19/13; WSR 12-08-004, § 388-78A-2032, filed 3/22/12, effective 4/22/12.]
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