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PDFWAC 388-78A-2730

Licensee's responsibilities.

(1) The assisted living facility licensee is responsible for:
(a) The operation of the assisted living facility;
(b) Complying at all times with the requirements of this chapter, chapter 18.20 RCW, and other applicable laws and rules; and
(c) The care and services provided to the assisted living facility residents.
(2) The licensee must:
(a) Maintain the occupancy level at or below the licensed resident bed capacity of the assisted living facility;
(b) Maintain and post in a size and format that is easily read, in a conspicuous place on the assisted living facility premises:
(i) A current assisted living facility license, including any related conditions on the license;
(ii) The name, address and telephone number of:
(A) The department;
(B) Appropriate resident advocacy groups; and
(C) The state and local long-term care ombuds with a brief description of ombuds services.
(iii) A copy of the report, including the cover letter, and plan of correction of the most recent full inspection conducted by the department.
(c) Ensure any party responsible for holding or managing residents' personal funds is bonded or obtains insurance in sufficient amounts to specifically cover losses of resident funds; and provides proof of bond or insurance to the department.
(3) The licensee must not delegate to any person responsibilities that are so extensive that the licensee is relieved of responsibility for the daily operations and provisions of services in the assisted living facility.
(4) The licensee must act in accord with any department-approved management agreement, if the licensee has entered into a management agreement.
(5) The licensee must appoint the assisted living facility administrator consistent with WAC 388-78A-2520.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.20 RCW. WSR 14-05-035, § 388-78A-2730, filed 2/12/14, effective 3/15/14; WSR 13-13-063, § 388-78A-2730, filed 6/18/13, effective 7/19/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.20.090, 2008 c 146, and chapter 18.20 RCW. WSR 09-01-079, § 388-78A-2730, filed 12/15/08, effective 1/15/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.20.090 (2004 c 142 § 19) and chapter 18.20 RCW. WSR 04-16-065, § 388-78A-2730, filed 7/30/04, effective 9/1/04.]
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