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How does DDA determine your ADL support needs score if you are age sixteen or older?

(1) If you are age sixteen or older, your ADL support needs score is the total adjusted "Type of support" scores from the following SIS questions:
ADL questions from the SIS assessment in WAC 388-828-4200 and 388-828-4280
Question #
Text of ADL questions:
A2
Bathing and taking care of personal hygiene and grooming needs
A3
Using the toilet
A4
Dressing
A6
Eating food
E1
Taking medications
E2
Ambulating and moving about
(2) If your "Frequency of support" score for a SIS ADL question is zero or one, adjust your "Type of support" score for that question to zero.
(3) If your "Frequency of support" score for a SIS ADL support question is two, three, or four, no adjustment is needed to your "Type of support" score.
Example:
SIS ADL Questions
Text of SIS ADL Questions
If your "Frequency of Support" score is:
And your
"Type of Support" score is:
Then your adjusted "Type of Support" score is:
A2
Bathing and taking care of personal hygiene and grooming needs
1
2
0
A3
Using the toilet
3
3
3
A4
Dressing
3
3
3
A6
Eating food
1
2
0
E1
Taking medications
3
2
2
E2
Ambulating and moving about
0
0
0
Your SIS ADL support needs score:
8
[Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030 and 71A.12.120. WSR 19-02-020, § 388-828-5460, filed 12/21/18, effective 2/1/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030 and Title 71A RCW. WSR 07-10-029, § 388-828-5460, filed 4/23/07, effective 6/1/07.]
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