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PDFWAC 388-78A-2050

Resident characteristics.

The assisted living facility may admit and retain an individual as a resident in an assisted living facility only if:
(1) The assisted living facility can safely and appropriately serve the individual with appropriate available staff providing:
(a) The scope of care and services described in the assisted living facility's disclosure information, except if the assisted living facility chooses to provide additional services consistent with RCW 18.20.300(4); and
(b) The reasonable accommodations required by state or federal law, including providing any specialized training to caregivers that may be required according to WAC 388-78A-2490 through 388-78A-2510;
(2) The individual does not require the frequent presence and frequent evaluation of a registered nurse, excluding those individuals who are receiving hospice care or individuals who have a short-term illness that is expected to be resolved within fourteen days as long as the assisted living facility has the capacity to meet the individual's identified needs; and
(3) The individual is ambulatory, unless the assisted living facility is approved by the Washington state director of fire protection to care for semiambulatory or nonambulatory residents.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.20 RCW. WSR 13-13-063, § 388-78A-2050, filed 6/18/13, effective 7/19/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.20.090. WSR 06-01-047, § 388-78A-2050, filed 12/15/05, effective 1/15/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.20.090 (2004 c 142 § 19) and chapter 18.20 RCW. WSR 04-16-065, § 388-78A-2050, filed 7/30/04, effective 9/1/04.]
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