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WAC 388-828-8040

How does DDA determine which health and welfare needs must be addressed in your individual support plan if you are age birth through fifteen?

If you are age birth through fifteen and are receiving DDA HCBS waiver services or reside in a state only residential setting, DDA uses the following tables to determine the health and welfare needs that must be addressed in your individual support plan:
(1) Activities from the support needs assessment for children:
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Questions in the Support Needs Assessment for Children:
DDA must address in your PSCP if you have an acuity score of:
Health and Welfare Category
1
Dress and groom self
2 or more
Home Living
2
Toilet self
2 or more
Home Living
3
Eat at age level
3 or more
Home Living
4
Move around
3 or more
Home Living
5
Communicate
2 or more
Home Living
7
Make choices and take responsibility
2 or more
Protection and Advocacy
8
Explore environment
3 or more
Community Living
9
Meet therapy health needs
1 or more
Medical Supports
10
Help family continue to meet child's needs
1 or more
Protection and Advocacy
15
Identify and respond safely to emergencies
1 or more
Health and Safety
16
Practice age-level safety measures
2 or more
Protection and Advocacy
17
Effectively relate to other students/peers
3 or more
Employment
18
Have behaviors which promote being included
3 or more
Behavior Supports
(2) Medical supports from the SIS exceptional medical support needs scale
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Questions in the Exceptional Medical Support Needs Scale
DDA must address in your PSCP if you have an acuity score of:
Health and Welfare Category
1
Inhalation or oxygen therapy
1 or more
Medical Supports
2
Postural drainage
1 or more
Medical Supports
3
Chest PT
1 or more
Medical Supports
4
Suctioning
1 or more
Medical Supports
5
Oral Stimulation or Jaw Repositioning
1 or more
Medical Supports
6
Tube feeding (e.g., nasogastric)
1 or more
Medical Supports
7
Parenteral feeding (e.g., IV)
1 or more
Medical Supports
8
Turning or positioning
1 or more
Medical Supports
9
Dressing of open wound(s)
1 or more
Medical Supports
10
Protection from infectious diseases due to immune system impairment
1 or more
Medical Supports
11
Seizure management
1 or more
Medical Supports
12
Dialysis
1 or more
Medical Supports
13
Ostomy care
1 or more
Medical Supports
14
Lifting and/or transferring
1 or more
Medical Supports
15
Therapy services
1 or more
Medical Supports
16
Hypertension
1 or more
Medical Supports
17
Allergies
1 or more
Medical Supports
18
Diabetes
1 or more
Medical supports
19
Other(s)-Specify
1 or more
Medical Supports
(3) Behavioral supports from the SIS exceptional behavior support needs scale
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Questions in the Exceptional Behavior Support Needs Scale:
DDA must address in your PSCP if you have an acuity score of:
Health and Welfare Category
1
Prevention of emotional outbursts
1 or more
Behavioral Supports
2
Prevention of assault or injury to others
1 or more
Behavioral Supports
3
Prevention of property destruction (e.g., fire setting, breaking furniture)
1 or more
Behavioral Supports
4
Prevention of stealing
1 or more
Behavioral Supports
5
Prevention of self-injury
1 or more
Behavioral Supports
6
Prevention of suicide attempts
1 or more
Behavioral Supports
7
Prevention of PICA (ingestion of inedible substances)
1 or more
Behavioral Supports
8
Prevention of nonaggressive but inappropriate behavior (e.g., exposes self in public, exhibitionism, inappropriate touching or gesturing)
1 or more
Behavioral Supports
9
Prevention of sexual aggression
1 or more
Behavioral Supports
10
Prevention of substance abuse
1 or more
Behavioral Supports
11
Prevention of wandering
1 or more
Behavioral Supports
12
Maintenance of mental health treatments
1 or more
Behavioral Supports
13
Managing attention-seeking behavior
1 or more
Behavioral Supports
14
Managing uncooperative behavior
1 or more
Behavioral Supports
15
Managing agitated/over-reactive behavior
1 or more
Behavioral Supports
16
Managing obsessive/repetitive behavior
1 or more
Behavioral Supports
17
Prevention of other serious behavior problem(s)-Specify
1 or more
Behavioral Supports
(4) Caregiver from the SIS exceptional behavior support needs scale
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Question in the DDA Caregiver Status Acuity Scale:
DDA must address in your PSCP if you have a score:
Health and Welfare Category
6
How long do you think you expect to continue providing care?
1 to 6 months or less than 1 month
DDA Caregiver Status
[Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030 and 71A.12.120. WSR 19-02-020, § 388-828-8040, filed 12/21/18, effective 2/1/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030 and Title 71A RCW. WSR 07-10-029, § 388-828-8040, filed 4/23/07, effective 6/1/07.]
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