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WAC 388-828-9560

How does the residential algorithm determine your daily support needs score?

The residential algorithm determines that you have daily support needs if you meet or exceed all of the qualifying scores for one or more of the following activities from the SIS:
Qualifying Scores from Supports Intensity Scale
(per WAC 388-828-4200 through 388-828-4320)
SIS Activity
If your score for type of support is:
And your score for
frequency of support is:
And your daily support time is:
A2: Bathing and taking care of personal hygiene and grooming needs
2 or more
3 or more
1 or more
A3: Using the toilet
2 or more
3 or more
1 or more
A4: Dressing
2 or more
3 or more
1 or more
A6: Eating food
2 or more
3 or more
1 or more
A9: Using currently prescribed equipment or treatment
2 or more
3 or more
1 or more
E1: Taking medication
2 or more
3 or more
1 or more
E2: Ambulating and moving about
3 or more
3 or more
1 or more
E3: Avoiding health and safety hazards
1 or more
3 or more
1 or more
Or
Any combination of 3 of the SIS activities listed above (A2, A3, A4, A6, A9, E1, E2, E3)
1 or more
3 or more
1 or more
[Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030 and 71A.12.120. WSR 19-02-020, § 388-828-9560, filed 12/21/18, effective 2/1/19. WSR 08-15-091, recodified as § 388-828-9560, filed 7/17/08, effective 7/17/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.30 [71A.12.030] and Title 71A RCW. WSR 08-12-037, § 388-828-10120, filed 5/30/08, effective 7/1/08.]
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